Posts Tagged 'NIH'

Wanted: Blood, Urine, and a Soil Sample from Your Yard

Oct 03

What would it take to get you to participate in a government study in which you and 999,999 other people committed to providing personal health data and blood and urine samples for at least 10 years? This summer, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced $55 million in awards to build the foundation and infrastructure […]

Big Words / Little Understanding – Scientists need to learn the art of public speaking

Jul 01

I love words and growing up I loved learning and using new words – strange and different words that most people didn’t know and certainly didn’t use. It helped that I had four older brothers all attending college while I was still in grammar and middle school. Using big words – 50 cent words as […]