By Margaret Kaiser ~ On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 crew members Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon.
By Michael Sappol ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. There he sits in retirement, still bearing the legend “Examined
The National Library of Medicine recently acquired the Patient/Problem Oriented Medical Record System Archives, a collection of materials related to the development of an early
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Robin Wolfe Scheffler, the Leo Marx Career Development Assistant Professor in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the
By James Labosier ~ Howard Bishop was confident that he knew what was best for people and that people needed to be told. In the
“The long looked for day has come and it is passed and all the toil is over for its attainment.”
Andrew T. Simpson, Ph.D. will give the annual Michael E. DeBakey Lecture on May 23, 2019 at 2:00 ET in the Lister Hill Auditorium at
The National Library of Medicine’s Scan-on-Demand program provides the public with offsite access to digitized copies of historical medical materials published before 1924.
At last, Dr. Bayne-Jones received word that he would be released from army service in May 1919. By early June, he was back in the U.S. for the first time in over two years.
By Harold J. Cook ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Horti Medici Amstelodamensis Rariorum … Plantarum Historia (the title
By James Labosier ~ Every murder is unique. Two nineteen-year-old sons of wealthy Chicago families kill a neighborhood boy in 1924 because they think they’re
Sarah Runcie, PhD, on her article in the new open-access book Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History
Andrew Ruis, PhD, on his article in the new open-access book Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History
Christopher Phillips, PhD, on his article in the new open-access book Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History
By Krista Stracka ~ The National Library of Medicine recently digitized a 1501 edition of what is commonly considered the first printed book on distillation.
By Stephen J. Greenberg ~ Last month, on February 7, 2019, forty-five members of the Washington Conservation Guild (WCG) held their floating monthly meeting in
An interview with Oliver Gaycken, PhD, a contributer to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM.
This week, the National Library of Medicine introduces Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, a curated, freely-accessible portal presenting digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
Explore a curated portal presenting digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
By Alyssa Gabay ~ During the two decades following World War II, Dr. Arthur Voorhees and Dr. Michael E. DeBakey emerged as medical pioneers. This