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NIH Record  
Vol. LVIII, No. 3
February 10, 2006
New Grants Seek More Scientists Early in Their Careers
Ski Accident Can't Stand in Way of Peer Review
Red-Tailed Hawk in Residence at NIH
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NIH Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., with Remembrance, Song, Call to Action
  Dr. Clayborne Carson of Stanford
University gives King keynote
NIH's 35th annual observance of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., transformed Masur Auditorium into a window on history with a bold perspective by Dr. Clayborne Carson, director of the King Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.

The Jan. 17 program, titled "Remember! Celebrate! Act!" honored what would have been King's 77th birthday with song, image and story — only this time, what might have been routine became a compelling seminar, the sort of class students vie to attend as they crowd around their favorite professor.

A Bow or a Handshake?
Foreign Researchers Make Transition to Life at NIH
Imagine leaving the warmth of family and friends to move to a country where you know few people, little of the language and even less of its customs — all in the name of scientific research. Currently, some 2,800 NIH scientists from nearly 100 countries face that challenge.