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What Causes Alzheimer’s?

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18th century mythological painting of Greek goddess Eos and Tithonus

Chasing Immortality

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Vampire preys on a sick woman

Vampire Panic

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black and white photo of a woman

Searching for Isabel Morgan

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Cartoon of group of men dissecting bodies in an attic

The Anatomy Riots

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Physician inoculates boy with smallpox vaccine aboard ship

Orphan Vaccines

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Wendy Zukerman standing on stage holding microphone, wearing t-shirt that reads "science isn't here to make you feel better."

Predicting the Pandemic

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Philadelphia Nurse Sara Cohen in her Personal Protective Equipment

Between Us and Catastrophe

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Engraving showing tableau of injected vessel and infant skeletons by Frederick Ruysch,

Collecting Monstrosity

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Photo of Magda Marquet posing

Interview with Magda Marquet

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Robert Langer working on a bed at home while wearing a mask

Interview with Robert Langer

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Susan Weiss headshot

Interview with Susan Weiss

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child on table surrounded by a group of men and women

The Story of Serum Therapy

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Photo from 1918 showing Philadelphia streetcar with sign reading "Spit spreads death"

Spit Spreads Death

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Color image of cancer cell

Who Needs a Mammogram?

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Color anatomical drawing of a mosquito

Our Oldest, Deadliest Foe

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Cartoon of grave robbers

The Anatomy Riot of 1788

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Rubella (German Measles) vaccination clinic in 1969

Roe v. Wade v. Rubella

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Color woodcut of two women on desolate shore

Searching for Schizophrenia

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Sangeeta Bhatia

Interview: Sangeeta Bhatia

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Illustration of pepper plant

Heat Therapy

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Jennifer Doudna at the 2018 Ullyot lecture

Interview: Jennifer Doudna

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Harry versus the Volcano

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Soldiers at Camp Dix during the Spanish flu outbreak in 1918

Exhuming the Flu

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Snakes and Letters

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Old Brew, New Brew

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Sweating Blood

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Woman irritated by smog in LA in the 1950s

Fighting Smog in Los Angeles

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The Mystery of Yellow Rain

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A Study In Scarlet

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Hard Work and Happenstance

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Second Chances

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Cat Craze

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Here Comes the Spray Man!

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Fizzy Water

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The Art of Memory

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Vintage margarine ad

Butter vs. Margarine

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Portrait of refugee doctor

Refugee Doctors

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