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Guest Blog from Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director

January 03, 2011  /  Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director

Hello! I am just back from speaking at a news conference about NIDA’s 2010 Monitoring the Future Survey (MTF)—a big crowd of reporters showed up to hear the latest numbers with regard to teens and drug use. Read More »

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Jordan Atkins and Dae’ Vion Caves

Getting in the Grammy Groove

December 17, 2010  /  Jordan Atkins and Dae’ Vion Caves

MusiCares and GRAMMY Foundation Teen Substance Abuse, in collaboration with NIDA recently sponsored the Awareness through Music Contest for high school students to create and perform an original composition called the Teen Subs Read More »

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Jae Sim dissects a leech in preparation of electrophysiology  study

We <3 Brains

October 28, 2010  /  Paul A. Cammer, Ph.D., Director Neuroscience Research Laboratory

What’s that purple goo coming out of that big slug’s rear end? Oww! That crayfish pinched me again! Read More »

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Ethan Guinn at Lab

Are Video Games Addictive?

October 26, 2010  /  Ethan Guinn, 2008 NIDA Addiction Science Award Winner

Guest Blogger, Ethan Guinn, a winner of NIDA’s Addiction Science Award, describes how his interest in science (and video games) has brought him lots of exciting changes and opportunities. Read More »

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Association of Women in Forensic Science

October 19, 2010  /  Antoinette T. Thwaites

The idea for me hosting the event for the National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) came from my career as a forensic chemist—that is someone who examines drugs and chemical evidence related to crimes. Read More »

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