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June 27, 2000
Vol. LII, No. 13

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Medieval Merriment
Over Return of Manuscript

Oxygen Found to Reduce Infections After Surgery

NLM 'Profiles' Web Site Adds Axelrod Papers

CIT Security Program Protects Against Hacker Attacks

Program Gives Boost to Native American Health

CIT Plans Dynamic
Summer Term

News Briefs

New Appointments

Study Subjects Sought

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Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

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Of Chemistry and Consciousness

By Harrison Wein

The concept of consciousness is familiar to us all, but it may be the most mysterious feature of our existence. What exactly is consciousness? What gives us this self-awareness? Are our minds somehow separate from our bodies, destined never to be explained by science? These questions have occupied philosophers and artists ranging from the writings of Kant and Hegel to movies like Arnold Schwarzenegger's Total Recall.
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Set Ground Rules First, Advises NIH Ombuds

By Robert Bock

Dr. Howard Gadlin

Before two or more people start working together, it will help if each finds out what the other expects, said Dr. Howard Gadlin, director of the NIH Office of the Ombudsman.
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