History of Science
Contrary to popular belief, early medieval doctors relied on rational deduction to understand and treat disease
The “living fossils” have been vital for testing intravenous drugs, but a few large pharmaceutical companies are using a lab-made compound instead
Though it’s usually a smaller display, the Draconids have historically produced breathtaking outbursts of shooting stars known as "meteor storms"
And why do they even call it a "blue moon" when it won't actually be that color?
Archaeology students have been working at the site since workers happened upon it in May
The newly reopened Hunterian Museum acknowledges the ethical quandaries posed by its collection of anatomical specimens
Using new historical evidence, two scientists argue the female chemist was more involved in discovering DNA's structure than she got credit for
Lacks' unique cancer cells were taken without consent and used for medical breakthroughs
A documentary film crew stumbled across a section of the destroyed spacecraft that measures at least 15 by 15 feet
The English naturalist was responding to a magazine editor who had asked for a handwriting sample
Advanced imaging uncovered part of the Greek astronomer Hipparchus’ long-lost star catalog
What they revealed could enable ultra-secure computing and new telescope technology
Mired in misconception, the poxvirus is endemic in certain African countries but was rarely reported in Europe and the U.S. until recently
The Science Museum in London explores the past and future of the disease, and the resilience of its survivors
She was brilliant and unconventional, but her life had a tragic end
Jacques-Louis David's 1789 painting originally depicted Antoine and Marie Anne Lavoisier as wealthy elites, not modern scientists
Jenner wrote that new research 'put a stop to the sneers' of 'little minded persons'
Meet a forgotten hero of our natural world whose brave campaign to protect birds charted a new course for the environmental movement
Routine construction work near the University of Exeter unearthed the 2,204-pound device in late February
A theft more than 60 years ago shows how sought-after scarce vaccine doses have been in past epidemics
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