September 21, 2018

  • The green roof on the Northwest Child Care Center shows growth.

    Latest Campus Green Roof Shows Progress, Promise

    “It’s not easy being green.” With apologies to Kermit the Frog, the latest eco-friendly roof installment on campus, at the Northwest Child Care Center, hasn’t found any difficulties yet being green. In fact, it’s quickly becoming a model for future structures.
  • New tanks seen from Bldg. 10’s 14th floor

    Water Tanks Fill to Serve Campus Needs

    ​Since most NIH’ers are never going to go back there, let’s talk a little about the two giant water tanks recently constructed on the south side of campus.
  • Dr. Anya Plutynski, speaking from behind a laptop.

    Philosopher Ponders Lessons, Unknowns of Mapping Cancer Genome

    Delving into the genetics of cancer can seem an endless challenge. Despite all its complexity, there’s been great progress thanks to advances in sequencing technologies.
  • Dr. Sarthak Gupta does a practice interview with Sarah Kaplan onstage.

    Results Alone Don’t Always Attract Science Press

    When Washington Post reporter Sarah Kaplan evaluates a science pitch, she wants something more. She talked to attendees at an annual retreat for the NIAMS Intramural Research Program recently about how a human element can make a big difference.
Coronavirus spike protein structure.

On the Cover

Coronavirus spike protein structure. Illustration shows a viral membrane decorated with spike glycoproteins; highlighted in red is a potential neutralization site, which is a protein that might be used as a target for vaccines to combat coronaviruses such as MERS-CoV.

Photo: David Veesler, University of Washington, NIH Funding from NIGMS