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The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.
Get to know our incoming class of resident researchers and learn about their projects.
The centerpiece of our museum is a multimedia experience showcasing our collection of art, scientific instruments, rare books, and more.
Search over 5,000 of our digitized items: artifacts, photographs, advertisements, letters, rare books, and more.
A tiny animal with a big story.
Join Distillations podcast hosts Lisa Berry Drago and Alexis Pedrick as Science History Institute staff members share their favorite objects from our museum, archival, and library collections.
CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology is remaking the world. How do we manage its potential harms and benefits?