By Paula Findlen ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Installments of this lavishly illustrated encyclopedia of the anatomy, physiology,
By Steven Heller ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Tuberculosis attracted considerable attention from artists and writers. Along with
Guest author Bert Hansen explores the background and influences of an interesting educational film.
By Adam Korengold ~ Data visualization is a new and quickly evolving discipline. While the modern form of the practice often uses complex IT tools,
By Ginny A. Roth and Kenneth M. Koyle ~ In 2011, 30 years after Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was identified, Toronto-based sociolegal researcher Alexander
By Harriet Ritvo ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. This is a rare book in several senses. Not only
By Erika Mills ~ People have studied and speculated about the innerworkings of the body for millennia, but there had been few efforts to illustrate
Explore a new addition to 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.
By Nicole Baker ~ For centuries, sleep paralysis has afflicted people around the world. Known colloquially in English as “old hag” syndrome, sleep paralysis has
In 2016, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) fielded a reference request seeking high resolution images of an anatomical atlas from our Historical Anatomies website