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Sunday, May 30, 2010

The Weekly Smörgåsbord #12

Links in this week’s Smörgåsbord seem to fall conveniently into groups. Well represented are art and science and skepticism/denialism.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/30 at 09:46 AM

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Weekly Smörgåsbord #11

A belated roundup of history of science articles and blog posts.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/25 at 10:56 PM
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Friday, May 21, 2010

HoS Micropost: The Cavendishes, a Scientific Dynasty?

Jim Bennett, Simon Schaffer, and Patricia Fara discuss the Cavendish family on the latest “In Our Time,” on BBC Radio 4 with Melvin Bragg.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/21 at 06:11 AM

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Deadline Extended for Abstracts:  Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Medicine

The Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Medicine will be held at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, on Friday, 8 October, and Saturday, 9 October 2010.  The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to 6 JUNE.

Posted by Bonnie on 05/19 at 11:54 AM

Sunday, May 09, 2010

The Weekly Smörgåsbord #10

This week’s round up of posts is shorter than previous weeks, owning most likely to the vagaries of the academic year and end of semester burdens.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/09 at 10:57 PM

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Arsenic, Toxicology, and the Problem of Science in the Courtroom

In an infamous case of poisoning in 19th-century France, Madame Lafarge was tried for murder. On trial too were expert witnesses and the applicability of chemistry and science to courtroom proceedings.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/08 at 10:43 PM

Friday, May 07, 2010

The Choleric Cope: An Exhibition Panel on Edward Drinker Cope

My recent exhibition panel on Edward Drinker Cope, in which I try to capture his irascible personality and arrogance.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/07 at 10:30 PM

Sunday, May 02, 2010

The Weekly Smörgåsbord #9

This week’s PACHSmörgåsbord of links. It seems most people are still really busy, so there aren’t too many this week.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/02 at 10:59 PM

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