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Eat ‘em or Annotate ‘em: Why Pacific White Shrimp Are a Big Deal

Pacific white shrimp show up on plates all over the world. They’re valued by diners and cooks for their tender texture and mild flavor. They’re harvested from both the ocean and aquaculture. From Aphids to Whales—the Sequencing Continues The NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline is constantly releasing new annotations in RefSeq. Here are some recent…

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Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders: From NLM Associate Fellow to Health Sciences Library Director

Nine former NLM associates fellows share their paths to success as leaders in the field of health services librarianship, how the fellowship helped them, and what’s important now. The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a leadership program for early career librarians interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. Though leadership can…

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Who Am I? 12 Notable Women in Medical History

It’s Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we’re once again profiling 12 women who were pioneers in the field of health and medicine—with a twist. We wrote about them in first person as if they had access to today’s news. If you don’t see your favorite amazing woman from medical history on this list, maybe we…

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Black History Month Exhibition at NLM Celebrates NIH Scientists

In previous years, NIH Black History Month was celebrated by honoring famous Civil Rights heroes who are household names, such as Dr. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King, or well-known physicians such as Dr. David Satcher. This year, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) looked down the hall and across NIH for…