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August 6, 2002
Vol. LIV, No. 16

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Mail Manager Hunt Honored as Best in Government

Scientific Misconduct Discussed At Seminar
for Interns

NIH Hams Camp Out to Test Emergency Communications

News Briefs

Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

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Perimeter Fence To Have Adaptable Features, Project Starts in Fall

By Rich McManus

Anyone who has ever wondered what it's like to work at the White House will soon realize at least a portion of that dream: NIH is due to get an ornamental metal fence of the kind that surrounds the executive mansion, complete with surveillance cameras and other monitoring features that will enhance security on campus.
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Genetic Explanations for Human Behavior Eyed
Dr. Toby Jayaratne
The use of genetic factors to explain human characteristics such as intelligence is associated, in certain population subgroups, with particular political and social ideologies, according to a study directed by Dr. Toby Jayaratne of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan and guest speaker on June 20 at the Human Genome Lecture Series. Her lecture, "White and Black Americans' Genetic Explanations for Perceived Gender, Class and Race Differences: The Psychology of Genetic Beliefs," concluded NHGRI's 2001-2002 series.
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