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 Harriet Ritvo ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. This is a rare book in several senses. Not only
An interview with William D. Adams, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his research on visual perception and art.
Published in 1720, Eleazar Albin’s A Natural History of English Insects includes vibrantly colored plates dedicated to women who supported the work. This copy belonged to Margaret Cavendish Bentinck.
By Krista Stracka ~ A few remarks upon Cicada septendecim will doubtless prove of interest now that the species has been occupying so much attention.
By Nicole Orphanides ~ In 1997, 10-year-old Harry Potter waved his wand for the first time and filled the minds of readers with magic and
Elizabeth Bland, M.A., will speak on June 27, 2017 at 2:00 in the Lister Hill Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) on “A
By Michael J. North Some of the oldest materials in the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine are on the subject of natural