Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, can’t always get to the NIH Research Festival in Bethesda so they hold their own—called NIEHS Science Days.
Research highlights: Soft palate may be key breeding ground for flu; new method of measuring the impact of scientific publications; new way for killer T cells to communicate; natural compound prevents obesity in mice; and more.
Enamel is the hardest substance in the body and protects the surface of teeth. This scanning-electron-microscopy image shows the lattice pattern formed by enamel rods, an arrangement that confers strength and flexibility.
Beset by poorly quantified analyte concentrations in your micro-immunoaffinity capillary electrophoresis results? Annoyed by what should have been passive microwave thermometry? Has your Quansys enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) array gone awry?
The results are in and more than 200 NIH trainees will be receiving $1,000 travel grants. They are winners of the Fellows’ Award for Research Excellence (FARE), which recognizes the outstanding scientific research performed by graduate students, postdocs, and clinical fellows in the NIH intramural research program.