By James Labosier A new archival collection, The John F. Fulton papers (1929–1953), is now available at the National Library of Medicine for those interested in World
Category: Archives & Manuscripts
Archive and modern manuscript collections and Western and Islamic manuscripts, from the 11th century to the present.
Thomas C. Chalmers: Clinical Research Pragmatist
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Laura E. Bothwell, a postdoctoral fellow in Health Policy, Law, and Ethics in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Harvard Medical
Future Historical Collections: Archiving the 2014 Ebola Outbreak
Of the information about Ebola on the web, what will remain one, ten, or even fifty years from now? This content is at high risk for loss.
Antibiotic Pasts and Futures
Dr. Scott Podolsky spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Antibiotic Pasts and Futures: Seven Decades of Reform and Resistance.” Dr. Podolsky is director
Pure Food: FDA Notices of Judgment
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Dr. Suzanne Junod, a historian in the FDA History Office. In celebration of the completion of NLM’s digital archive of
Einstein: The Shy Genius
By Elizabeth Fee Once Einstein became famous, people would stop him in the street and cry out: “Professor Einstein!” He would say; “Oh yes, many
A Mystery in Manuscripts
By James Labosier Among the History of Medicine’s manuscript collections rests a small group of letters and diaries from Army Surgeon Jonathan Letterman. However, these
Preserving Nirenberg’s Genetic Code Chart
By Kristi Wright and Holly Herro The National Library of Medicine is home to a series of very important documents in scientific history—Marshall Nirenberg’s Genetic
Back to School with the Best of ‘Em
By Courtney Jefferies ~ Around this time of the year, many of us, including myself, are preparing to go back to school. Throughout my summer
Invasion from Mars? Microbes!
By Gregory Pike Since the retirement of the Space Shuttle in 2011, it’s easy to forget there was a time when America’s space program dominated