By Atalanta Grant-Suttie ~ Latin has been part of the fabric of communication in the Western World for centuries. It was the scholarly and administrative
By Michael Sappol Deformed unfortunates trudge back and forth, in a darkly-lit procession, over a map of Great Britain as the soundtrack sounds anxious notes
By Michael North ~ This post is the third in a series exploring the National Library of Medicine’s rich and varied collection of “herbals,” which
By Michael North This post is the second in a series exploring the National Library of Medicine’s rich and varied collection of “herbals,” which are
By Michael Sappol Fritz Kahn (1888–1968), a German-Jewish physician-author, was the first great exponent of the conceptual medical illustration—illustrations that go beyond the representation of
By Michael J. North and Laura Hartman This year we commemorate the 500th anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius (1514–1564) who is best known
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
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Diane Wendt and Mallory Warner from the Division of Medicine and Science at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.