The NIH Record

June 17, 1997
Vol. XLIX, No. 12

Building 50 To Rise
From Parking Lot 13C,
Starting Next Month

Extramural NIH Lets Pixels
Do More Peer Review

NCRR Launches Shared
Resources Web Site

Science in the News

News Briefs




Study Subjects Sought

Final Photo

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives

'A Watershed Moment'
Vaccine Research Center
Gathers Momentum

By Rich McManus

Seated at the lip of the stage in Wilson Hall on May 28, wearing a loosened tie bearing a DNA helix motif and sipping from a can of decaf Sprite, NIH director Dr. Harold Varmus introduced a cadre of intramural scientists interested in AIDS to details of a plan announced by President Clinton 10 days earlier to launch a campaign to create an AIDS vaccine at NIH within the coming decade.
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2000 Poses No Future Shock
With OIRM Plan, Computers Can
Count Down with Confidence

By Carla Garnett

Can your computer accurately distinguish between the years 1900 and 2000 when it sees a date like 01/01/00? If not, your information may be processed incorrectly. "00" dates are already beginning to show up as people ask their computers for 3-year projections on contracts, budgets and depreciation.
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