Science teacher with students

Teaching Tools: NLM Resources for Educators

Ben Franklin’s nuggets of wisdom about teaching—and learning—ring as true today as they did in his Colonial America: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” At the beginning of the new school year, NLM in Focus is highlighting the National Library of Medicine’s unique educational resources. These…

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“Golden Age” of Neurobiology on the Horizon, Says Leiter Lecturer

The quest to unlock the mysteries of the human brain extends back centuries, from Aristotle, who believed the brain was a secondary cooling mechanism for the heart, to Italian scientist Camillo Golgi, whose pioneering discovery in 1873 of a cell-staining technique allowed him to view the connections among brain cells for the first time. The…

Native Voices on display in Anchorage

Native Voices Exhibition Now Showing in Alaska

After four months in the heart of North Dakota’s Indian country, the exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, is now on display in Alaska. The National Library of Medicine exhibition opened June 9 in Anchorage as part of the National Congress of American Indian’s mid-year conference. “The Native Voices exhibition puts…