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Joe Perry, right, poses with Rudy Tanzi of Harvard (left) and NIH chief Francis S. Collins at Thursday's Rock Stars of Science event. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for ResearchAmerica)
So, Aerosmith's Joe Perry came to the Capitol on Thursday to jam with some guitar-playing scientists. He and NIH chief Francis Collins sang a Dylan song. They were promoting funding for disease research: "Rock Stars of Science." The Hill is a place of many wonders.
Better than an iPod: Michelle Obama's gift to the visiting G-20 spouses is a porcelain tea set with platinum and purple accents, plus honey from the White House beehive, the White House announced.
Among the new appointees to the presidential commission looking into the creation of an American Latino museum: Emilio Estefan, Miami musician, husband of Gloria.
Marilyn Manson: The latest celebrity swine flu victim. "Unfortunately, I am going to survive," he announced on Facebook. Previous H1N1 stars: Rachel Maddow, Ron from "Harry Potter," Sanjay Gupta.
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September 25, 2009; 1:01 AM ET
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