Reflecting on History of Science, Feb 3 in Philadelphia

Reflecting on History of Science, Feb 3 in Philadelphia

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I'm reposting an announcement for an interesting upcoming event hosted by the Philadelphia Center for the History of Science (PACHS). I...
History of Medicine, For Human Dignity

History of Medicine, For Human Dignity

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An announcement for this conference on the history/memory of the Tuskegee experiments caught my eye in part because it aims higher than do ...
Diagnosing the diseases of the past, today

Diagnosing the diseases of the past, today

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Historians of science and medicine debate whether it is possible to re-diagnose diseases manifested in the past with modern terms. But what ...
Funding Database

Funding Database

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If you don't already know about ScanGrants , perhaps you should. It is "a public service listing of grants and other funding types ...
Now that's a dune, Dr. Cowles!

Now that's a dune, Dr. Cowles!

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The Library of Congress now hosts a fascinating set of photographs taken by University of Chicago ecologists (and their students), most ...
No dessert unless you eat your US history...

No dessert unless you eat your US history...

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I love this insight from scientist and blogger Ian Hopkinson ( SomeBeans ) on some salutary side-effects of well-done history of science: ...

Print Culture and Online Publishing

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The Wikipedia Homepage on Jan. 18th, 2012 Today is a big day for the internet!  Visit the Englis...
Happy Birthday, William James

Happy Birthday, William James

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Today marks what would've been the one-hundred-and-seventieth birthday of one of the most well-regarded and enigmatic figures in America...
Cetacean Scientists in the US

Cetacean Scientists in the US

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Paul Greenberg recently reviewed D. Graham Burnett's The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century in the ...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

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Let's make it a good one.
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