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How shiny is a Nobel Prize?

How shiny is a Nobel Prize? This might be a fun time to find out. On October 1, NIH announced that another NIH affiliated scientist has won a Nobel Prize. Anyone curious about what exactly a Nobel prize looks like is welcome to visit the Reading Room of the National Library of Medicine’s History of…

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Q&A: James Ostell Maps the Future—and Present—of Biotechnology

Today’s feature is posted with permission from HealthTech magazine. Emerging technology, such as the cloud, help to push the boundaries of genomics, viral surveillance and other biomolecular medicine, says the director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Biotechnology—which harnesses cellular or biomolecular processes to improve care—is helping healthcare reach new heights as novel collaboration…

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Mine the Gaps? 2018 Competition Challenges Students to Identify Research Gaps in Health Services Research

Sound intriguing? Here are the basics. AcademyHealth and the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of the National Library of Medicine are hosting the second annual HSRProj Research Competition. Graduate and undergraduate students will identify missing or under-represented topics in funded health systems and services research. The students will…