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NIH Director Monica Bertagnolli

Indepth with new NIH Director Monica Bertagnolli, M.D.

The National Institutes of Health welcomed its 17th director, Monica Bertagnolli. A set of different challenges comes with operating the health research wing.

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The government’s premier tech-transfer group, the Federal Lab Consortium celebrates 50 years in business

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A new potential way for federal scientists to get some guidance in their careers

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FILE - In this June 3, 2010, file photo, Dr. Steven Birnbaum works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. According to a study released on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought free lung cancer screening, five years after government and private insurers started paying for it. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

This Rocky has been knocking-out cancer for decades, using statistics

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The National Cancer Institute makes a run at improving results for the poor

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How the cloud is letting the National Cancer Institute take the IT burden off its mission areas

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Pediatric oncologist’s work on NF1 condition earns Sammies nod

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Science, data, technology helped combat the pandemic. They can help long after

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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013 file photo, chemotherapy is administered to a cancer patient via intravenous drip in Durham, N.C. In a study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and results published online Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, by the New England Journal of Medicine, a gene-activity test that was used to gauge early-stage breast cancer patient's risk accurately identified a group of women whose cancers are so likely to respond to hormone-blocking drugs that adding chemo would do little if any good while exposing them to side effects and other health risks. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Fighting cancer during a pandemic

The National Cancer Institute, like much of NIH, is teleworking. The novelty has worn off in a scientific organization that’s inherently collaborative.

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FILE - This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Health authorities are preparing for a possible pandemic as they work to contain a respiratory illness in China that's caused by a new virus. Governments are working to contain the virus by limiting travel, isolating sick people and keeping travelers returning from the affected region under quarantine to watch for symptoms. (CDC via AP, File)

Pandemic Phase II: The Reckoning

How are we going to cope with the second six months of the pandemic?

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$4 million kickback scheme gets former defense contractor 42-month prison sentence

In today’s Federal Newscast: A former defense contractor is sentenced to prison for fraud and bribery. The Census Bureau’s IT infrastructure has performed better than officials expected. And the Air Force improves its policy for nursing mothers to improve retention.

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