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The Fungus–Growing Ant and the Anti-Tumor Link

Each year, the theme of Spring Research Festival is featured from a natural product that is being used in research. This year we are proud to feature the fungus-growing ant, an extraordinary insect with potentially beneficial health implications.

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Student Intern Sam Pritt Lands Top Prize

Student intern Sam Pritt’s interest in improving geolocation led him to develop a project that won a top regional prize at the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology in November.

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Science Watch Names Pathak's Article "Fast Breaking Paper"

The July 2011 article in Science by Vinay Pathak, Ph.D., and colleagues was recently designated a Fast Breaking Paper in Microbiology by Thomson Reuters Science Watch.

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Revised Policy for Personal Protective Equipment

The new policy provides for a minimum level of PPE in all FNLCR laboratories and animal facilities. The policy is easy to understand and is easy to enforce by the supervisor

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Spotlight: FNLCR Marking the First 40 Years

Forty years ago, a single act by former President Richard Nixon created what we now know as the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) at Fort Detrick. What began as a small facility with a staff of about 20 people in the early 1970s grew into the multi-facility, nationally distinguished laboratory for cancer research that it is today.

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In Memoriam for Dr. Joseph Groves Mayo

Dr. Joseph Mayo, known to all his friends, family and colleagues as “Joe” died on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Shock Trauma in Baltimore, University of Maryland. Add your memories and comments about Dr. Mayo.

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