By Susan Speaker In January of 1941, a twenty-seven year old Rhode Island bricklayer named John Edward Fogarty began his first term in the U.S.
On March 17, 2015, the National Library of Medicine held a special event, “A Tribute to Marshall Nirenberg,” the first of a “triplet” of events at
By Jeffrey S. Reznick At the end of this month, Donald A.B. Lindberg, MD, Director of the National Library of Medicine since 1984, will retire
By Christie Moffatt Fifty years ago, on January 18, 1965, Dr. Marshall W. Nirenberg (1927–2010) completed his first summary of the genetic code—one of the
By Christie Moffatt Fifty years ago, on January 11, 1964, the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther L. Terry, issued Smoking and Health: Report
By Susan Speaker I was pleased when the Profiles in Science team was asked to develop a site featuring Sir William Osler (1849-1919). Osler, a