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March 20, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 6

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Student Scientists Look to the Future at Science Fair

Large Magnet
Moves in to Bldg. 50

STRIDE Program Offers Fall 2001 Internships

NLM Hill Perfect
for Enjoying
Winter's Last Stand

News Briefs

New Appointments


Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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The NIH Record

Transfusion of Optimism Takes
Secretary Thompson Gets Impressive Look at NIH

By Rich McManus

HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson meets press during first NIH visit.
Calling himself both humbled and deeply impressed by the breadth and scope of NIH research, HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson spent the morning of Feb. 28 touring laboratories, visiting patients, and getting updates on cutting-edge research here before wrapping up his visit with a half-hour press conference in Wilson Hall at which he repeated President Bush's intention to boost NIH's budget in 2002 by $2.75 billion, "the largest single year increase ever for NIH."
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'Repress or Repair?'
Black History Keynoter Robinson Warns Against Repeating the Past

By Carla Garnett

Echoing the oft-cited caveat coined by Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana that those who forget history are doomed to repeat it, the keynote speaker at NIH's 2001 Black History Month program implored the audience to connect the past to the future in meaningful and practical ways.
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