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Sunday, March 24, 2019

NMHM and Dittrick curators on medical equipment

Left to their own devices
A look at the evolution of five now-essential medical tools.

Friday, February 22, 2019

McGill honors Maude Abbott with a plaque

After honouring 99 men, McGill medical building recognizes pioneer Maude Abbott

Refused entry to McGill medical school because she was a woman, Abbott went on to work for the university

NMHM sued for access to collection


Innocence Project sues museum for access to archives on 'tragically flawed' bite-mark evidence
http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/innocence-project-files-first-amendment-suit-over-denied-access-to-museums-bite-mark-archives

The Innocence Project has sued the federal government's National Museum of Health and Medicine for denying it access to archival information on the history of bite-mark analysis.....

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Excellent article on WW1 Chemical Corps experiments in DC

The Chemists' War

One hundred years after the end of World War I, the Army Corps of Engineers is still cleaning up the relics of experiments that helped develop chemical weapons to counter the Germans' gas attacks.