Kelly Tuttle

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A depiction of Jābir ibn Hayyan, after a 15th century portrait.

What’s in a Name?

Jābir ibn Hayyan, whose name is inextricably bound to the foundations of alchemy, is a man of mystery.

For Love of the Lab

Reatha Clark King wanted to be a research chemist, so she made the journey from the segregated South to Illinois. At the University of Chicago her dreams came true.

Let It Bleed

Joseph E. Snodgrass’s poetry memorably reflected the public faith in bloodletting as medical treatment.