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A New Astronomical Instrument by James Ferguson (1710-1776)
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October 26, 2016

Robert Hicks, Mütter Museum and Daniel Shain, Rutgers University

Un-Leeched: The History and Science of Leeches

Wagner Free Institute of Science (Philadelphia, PA)

October 26, 2016

Audra Wolfe

New York History of Science Lecture Series: The Fight for Science and Freedom: Recovering the Role of Science in Cold War-era Cultural Diplomacy

Columbia University (New York, NY)

October 28, 2016

Conference: Making Modern Disability: Histories of Disability, Design, and Technology

Hagley Museum & Library (Wilmington, DE)

October 31, 2016

Henry Cowles, Yale University

Workshop Series in History and Sociology of Science, Medicine and Technology

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

November 3, 2016

Paul A. Offit, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Rhoads Medal Award Ceremony and Lecture: “The Vaccine Wars, Who’s Winning?”

American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, PA)

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