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What are you reading this summer?

We asked some staff here at the National Library of Medicine what was on their summer reading list, and we were thrilled by the diversity of answers. Every list is different. No two readers even had the same author on their lists. Predictably, many of the titles cover science and medicine. One staffer even recommended…

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Quick Q&A with NCBI’s Evolutionary Genomics Research Group

The Evolutionary Genomics Research Group strives to understand the evolution of life. No more and no less. In this Quick Q&A with scientists who work in NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), we’re pleased to introduce members of the Evolutionary Genomics Research Group. This team of researchers focuses on the following areas: Empirical comparative…

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Who Am I? Twelve Notable Women in Medical History

It’s Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we’re profiling 12 women who were pioneers in the field of health and medicine—with a twist. We’re writing about them in first person as if they had access to today’s news. How many can you identify? 1. The Founder I was a mother of two daughters. But when it…