Posts Tagged: lab

The Passing of an Amazing Public Servant — Maynard Hill

Today I was saddened to read of the passing of Maynard Hill in the Washington Post. Mr. Hill was a pioneer in unmanned aerial vehicles, and set many records for speed, duration, and altitude for radio-controlled aircraft. His most recent was the first trans-Atlantic flight of a model aircraft in 2003. I interviewed Maynard Hill… Read more »

Giving Thanks for School Pride

There’s bound to be plenty of talk about what we are thankful for this week as we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, so I wanted to share a project that we’ve been working on at HP that I’m extremely thankful for. We’ve been lucky enough to connect with NBC’s new show “School Pride” to… Read more »

Who dunit? How the Coast Guard identifies oil.

It’s been reported that tar balls have started washing up on beaches in Key West, Florida and the fear is they are from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Fortunately the United States Coast Guard was able to determine these tar balls were not from the Deepwater Horizon incident. So how does… Read more »

Lab and Diagnostic Tests Information Resources at the National Library of Medicine® (NLM®)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) responds to more than 100,000 questions each year. Regularly asked questions become Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). NLM Reference and Consumer Health FAQs are at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/faqref.html . We review and update our FAQs frequently. FAQs often include national and international government agencies and non-profit organizations. If you have asked, Where… Read more »