We’ve all had that gut feeling, a prescient awareness telling us that something is amiss—or conversely that something is perfectly right indeed. But could our gut also influence us in other ways, such as how we engage in addictive behaviors?
Walk down the hallway to the NIH Library in Building 10, and you’ll come across a set of eye-catching stylized portraits splashed with red, blue, orange, and gold. Featured is a cultural mosaic of individuals who stand in contrast to the “white walls” or “dude walls” common to many academic and research establishments that are adorned by paintings and photographs of mostly white men. The vibrant display is part of the NIH UNITE initiative’s “Power of an Inclusive Workplace Recognition Project,” which was created to highlight a wide range of NIH employees.
NIEHS ResearchersIdentify Environmental Exposures Associated with Type 2 Diabetes
Efforts led by researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences have demonstrated how knowledge of the exposome, or the totality of our environmental exposures, can be harnessed to transform research on human health and disease.