Talking about climate change is the first step in generating action, said Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and author. She spoke recently as part of a new series for federal employees hosted by the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
Dr. Karen Christman’s lab is developing minimally invasive therapies to repair and regenerate tissue. She recently discussed these new biomaterials, which could potentially treat cardiovascular and other conditions.
Dr. Glorinda Segay of the Indian Health Service discusses national efforts to provide mental health services as well as alcohol and substance-use disorder programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
NIH leaders joined federal, Maryland state and Montgomery County officials to formally dedicate the pedestrian tunnel connecting NIH and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The event marked completion of the MD 355 Crossing Project.
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Tissue dissected from a female Rocky Mountain wood tick collected at Lake Como, Mont, featuring many acini (magenta and blue) of the salivary glands that produce proteins to facilitate blood feeding.
Photo: Adam Nock, Jacqueline Leung, Elizabeth Fischer & Ted Hackstadt (Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID)