ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION
Award of Research Contracts.—
Award of 48 unclassified life science research contracts in the fields of medicine, biology, biophysics, and radiation instrumentation was announced Feb. 20 by the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. The contracts were awarded to universities and private institutions as part of the AEC's continuing policy of assisting and fostering research and development in fields related to atomic energy as specified in the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, and as amended in 1956.All of the awards are contract renewals for one year awarded to allow for continuation of research already in progress. Of these 19 are in medical sciences, 25 in biology, 3 in biophysics, and 1 in radiation intrumentation.
Interns for Class-One Hospitals.—
Fourteen June graduates of approved medical schools will report for duty at the U. S. Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga., July 1 to inaugurate the first internships yet