are not to expect visible proofs in a work of darkness. You
are to collect the truth from circumstances, and little collateral
facts, which taken singly afford no proof, yet put together,
so tally with, and confirm each other, that they are as strong
and convincing evidence as facts that appear in the broad
face of the day."
Francis Buller to the jury, Donnellan case, March 1781
display at the NLM from February 16, 2006, to February 16,
2008, "Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body"
traces the development of forensics through historical hallways
of artifacts, documents, and interactive and moving
the world of "Visible Proofs" at
TO HONOR JAMES FERRETTI
symposium honoring James
Ferretti"Forty Years of NMR in Biological Systems"will
take place April 21, 2006, 8:30
a.m.5:00 p.m., Natcher Conference Center, Balcony B &
Ferretti, a PI in the Laboratory
of Biophysical Chemistry, NHLBI, pioneered the application of
pulsed Fourier transform nuclear magnetic resonance techniques to
the study of a wide range of chemical and biological systems of
medical importance. His research reflects a multidisciplinary approach
to understanding molecular events in embryonic development.
Featured speakers include Ad
Bax, NIDDK; Marshall
Nirenberg, NHLBI; Dennis
Torchia, NIDCR; and other internationally famed investigators
from the United States and abroad.
For more information, visit the
is no cost to attend, but registration is requested. To register,
contact Nico Tjandra,
Building 50, Room 3503, (fax) 301-402-3404.
ACUPUNCTURE ANCIENT AND MODERN
ninth in the NCCAM Distinguished
Lectures series is set for April
26, 2006, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Masur Auditorium, Building
10. Bruce Rosen, director, Martinos Center of Biomedical Imaging
at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and professor, Harvard
Medical School, also in Boston, will speak on "Neurobiological
Correlates of Acupuncture: Modern Science Explores Ancent Practice."
The lecture will be videocast
and sign language interpretation will be provided. For more
information or for reasonable accommodations, call 301-594-5595
or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339.
More information about the series can be found at
RODENT BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT
(notice arived too late for the print version of The
(Animal Well-being Interest Group) Seminar on "Rodent Behavioral
Management in the Laboratory" will take place on May 18, 2006,
in the Natcher Building. Speakers
will share innovative techniques and procedures to improve the management
and care of transgenic and knockout mice. Registration
is free and required. Registration
forms and additional information are available at this
website. Pre-registration ends May 8, 2006.
Contact Jim Weed
by e-mail or at 301-435-7257
for more information.
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