Who's an NIH Engineer to Call?
The engineers of NIH’s Building 7 covered the cinder block wall around the phone in the attic with important phone numbers. This building had a complicated air flow system to minimize the risk of scientists catching the diseases they were studying, and the engineers were an important part of the team. The Western Electric Touchtone phone was well-used.
Learn more about the secrets of Building 7, NIH's first state-of-the-art infectious disease laboratory.
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