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Ill-Conceived, Well-Drawn Graphic Medicine Program Draws Fans

In an era when digital info rules and high tech is titan, an emerging approach in health communication is leading us literally back to the drawing board. “Graphic medicine”—a field using comics to convey messages about wellness and illness—has burgeoned over the last decade and a new installation at the National Library of Medicine is…

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Images of Coretta Scott King Grace the Library of Medicine

NIH’s theme for Black History Month is “Success Always Leaves Footprints.” Sometimes, those footprints come from high heels. At NLM, we’re proud to be displaying two posters featuring Coretta Scott King, civil rights leader and wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the lobby of the Lister Hill Building throughout February. They are on…

Ten framed images arising from biological research

BioArt Now on View at NLM

They’re vibrant, wild, and colorful. But much more than cool pictures, the art hanging outside of the Lister Hill auditorium at NLM shows life itself in views that most people never get to see. It’s called BioArt. Look closely and then read the captions. The skyline of New York City was created by “printing” nanodroplets…