The placenta: a mysterious organ


We take a close look at the goals of the National Institutes of Health's Human Placenta Project, what we do and don't know about this mysterious organ, and how efforts to study the placenta while fetuses are in utero could lead to a better understanding of stillbirth and miscarriage.

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Bringing scientific rigor to issues of diversity


ASBMB's chief science correspondent, Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay, conducts a rare Q&A with Hannah Valantine, the first chief officer for scientific workforce diversity at the National Institutes of Health.

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