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A Quick Q&A with Computational Biophysicists

In Quick Q&A, NLM staff share a bit about why they’re motivated and inspired. We also ask them to add something surprising about themselves. For our second Quick Q&A, we reached four scientists in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) who work in the Computational Biophysics group. Meet Anna Panchenko and her team: Alexander…

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Experiencing NLM Outreach: Powwows

The steady rhythm of drums. The smell of sage. The sense of community. You’ve arrived at a Native American powwow. The powwow program at NLM is entering its fifteenth year this month. NLM staff travel up and down the East Coast from New York to North Carolina to about a dozen powwows per year between…

Cover of Fall 2016 issue of MedlinePlus magazine with photo of Kathy Bates

NIH MedlinePlus Magazine–10 Years of Health Information and News

Celebrities share health struggles. Expert health advice. Discoveries that will help in the future. NIH MedlinePlus magazine has been bringing trusted health information to consumers since 2006. This quarterly publication of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine brings accurate and timely information on health topics to patients and helps explain how NIH…

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“Beauty of Science” at NLM

When NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, PhD, called on NLM staff to unleash their creativity and provide art that captured the “Beauty of Science,” they answered with 23 submissions. Entries included 3D imaging of T-cells, a scarf woven with a double helix, scientific photographs, blown glass, a hand-carved wooden stamp of the Library’s front facade,…