Biochemistry
Archival photo of Forest Service after the 1910 fires.

Paradise Is Burning

Distillations Podcast
Vampire preys on a sick woman

Vampire Panic

Distillations Podcast
Cartoon of group of men dissecting bodies in an attic

The Anatomy Riots

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Bust of pekin man

Parking Lot or Peking Lot?

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Physician inoculates boy with smallpox vaccine aboard ship

Orphan Vaccines

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

Collecting Monstrosity

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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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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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Tummy Trouble

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Study for a never-finished portrait of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

Sketch of a Scientist

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1950s ad for Mum cream deodorant

The Smell of Shame

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Edward Dunlea calibrating an aerosol mass spectrometer at the Storm Peak Laboratory.

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Phillip Sharp.

Phillip Sharp

Historical Profile
Nancy Chang headshot

Nancy Chang

Historical Profile
Alice Hamilton at the age of 24, the year she graduated from medical school.

Alice Hamilton

Historical Profile
Russell Marker.

Russell Earl Marker

Historical Profile
Mildred Cohn.

Mildred Cohn

Historical Profile
Carl Djerassi.

Carl Djerassi

Historical Profile
Paul Berg.

Paul Berg

Historical Profile
Louis Pasteur in his laboratory, holding a jar containing the spinal cord of a rabbit infected with rabies, which he used to develop a vaccine against the disease.

Louis Pasteur

Historical Profile
 Marie Maynard Daly. Queens College Silhouette Yearbook, 1942.

Marie Maynard Daly

Historical Profile
Rachel Carson.

Rachel Carson

Historical Profile
Albert Szent-Györgyi.

Albert Szent-Györgyi

Historical Profile
Paul Ehrlich.

Paul Ehrlich

Historical Profile
Alexander Fleming, holding a petri dish.

Alexander Fleming

Historical Profile
Dorothy Hodgkin in 1991.

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

Historical Profile
Linus Pauling during an oral history interview conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, now the Science History Institute, in 1987.

Linus Carl Pauling

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Robert S. Langer.

Robert S. Langer

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Emil Fischer.

Emil Fischer

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Percy Julian.

Percy Lavon Julian

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Worker tends an electric phosphate smelting furnace used to make elemental phosphorus in 1942 Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Peak Phosphorus?

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Geneticist Matthew Meselson with a Beckman Model E 1958

Inside the Box

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Kean on Genes

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Hard to Stomach

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Waterworld

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Blood

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King Cancer

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Marshall Nirenberg

Breaking the Code

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Back cover image of Louis Pasteur, Benefactor de la Humanidad.

Graphic Knowledge

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Eli Lilly Test Kit No. 7

Taking Control

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Mildred Cohn

A First Lady of Chemistry

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