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June 12, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 12

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Once Declared Meaningless, Race Still Influences, Says Duster

NIAID Researchers Develop Crohn's Treatment

OSE Gets an Education on Access

NEI Hosts Conference on Ocular Toxoplasmosis

Sick of 'Junk' Email? Hit the Delete Key

Police Awareness Day Luncheon Draws Crowd

Nakamura Wins APAO Achievement Award

News Briefs

New Appointments


Study Subjects Sought

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Starting from Scratch
Dean Charts New Institute's First Course

By Carla Garnett

Charles Campbell designs plastic hinges. Not just any hinges, though. Campbell's hinges are delicate, yet durable. They're so flexible that they move like human joints, so supple they look like human skin. He wonders if there may be a way to use the hinges for something besides the toys and dolls he makes. Would the hinges even be safe or effective in people?
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Power of Celebrity
'Today's' Couric Lauded as Great Communicator

By Rich McManus

Katie Couric playfully pinches cheek of NCI deputy director Dr. Alan Rabson.

Katie Couric is an unusually beautiful woman — several degrees more attractive in person than she appears on television's hard, flat screen — and she brought out an unusually warm and enthusiastic response from a turn-away crowd that came to Masur Auditorium May 18 to see her accept the National Cancer Institute's second annual Extraordinary Communicators Award.
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