By Susan L. Speaker ~ The National Library of Medicine recently launched a new Profiles in Science site! Unlike most of our earlier Profiles, which
A new year can be a turning point, a start of something new, a break from routine, a celebration. The historical collections of the National
More than 30,000 digitized primary source materials in 40 collections celebrating twentieth-century leaders in biomedical research and public health.
By Susan L. Speaker ~ August, as every gardener knows, is tomato time. Suddenly all the plants are full of ripe fruit (yes, tomatoes are
By Paul Theerman ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. The photograph is dramatic, more dramatic in its own way
By Christie Moffatt The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony takes place tomorrow, December 10, in Stockholm, Sweden, as it does each year, on the anniversary of
By Susan Speaker Twenty-first century medical practitioners have many ways of making images of the inside of the body, including x-rays, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging
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By Susan Speaker In March of 1959, Dr. Michael DeBakey testified in the U.S. House of Representatives about the phenomenal progress made against cardiovascular disease
By Susan Speaker This is one of a series of occasional posts highlighting collections that document medical activities during the Great War, which lasted from