History of Science and Medicine Curator

History of Science and Medicine Curator

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Seattle, WA / Highlighting history of science and medicine materials in Special Collections at the University of Washington Libraries, fiction and non-fiction books.
History of Science and Medicine Curator
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Pioneering Medicine: Milestones from Seattle's First Century 1850-1950 [online exhibit]

Pioneering Medicine: Milestones from Seattle's First Century [online exhibit]

The Hardcover of the Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital by David Oshinsky at Barnes & Noble.

The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee. A history of the gene draws on science, social history, and the author's family medical history to explore the centuries of research into the science of genetics and the quest to understand human heredity.

The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures - Christine Kenneally

A rich and beautiful historical fiction about life pioneering on the frontier. At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier is a must-add to your 2017 reading list.

(Adult) In this engaging and passionate memoir, Hope Jahren chronicles her love affair with science and plants, living with mental illness, and her twenty year friendship with her research assistant, a somewhat strange one-handed man named Bill.

Pioneering Medicine tells the story of the physicians, hospitals and events that shaped Seattle since the Denny Party landed in 1851. Curated by John Gerhard and Lisa Oberg.

Pioneering Medicine tells the story of the physicians, hospitals and events that shaped Seattle since the Denny Party landed in Curated by John Gerhard and Lisa Oberg.

What Ailments Were These Horrific Medical Treatments Supposed to Cure?

What Ailments Were These Horrific Medical Treatments Supposed to Cure? Take Our Quiz.

Fatal Victorian Fashion and the Allure of the Poison Garment

"Punch, or the London Charivari": 8 February two skeletons dressed as lady and gentleman in “the Arsenic Waltz,” Etching (courtesy Wellcome Library, London)

Big+Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex by Michael Hiltzik

Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex by Michael Hiltzik Walter Sci/Eng Library Sci/Eng Books (Level F) 2015 )

Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime by Val McDermid

Forensics : If you’ve been known to drop everything to watch a CSI marathon, then this is the ideal summer read for you. Crime fiction veteran Val McDermid knows her way around a fictional murder (she’s written 29 novels to prove it), but in this nonficti