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The Conquest of MalariaItaly, 1900-1962

The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962

Frank M. Snowden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108996
eISBN:
9780300128437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108996.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At the outset of the twentieth century, malaria was Italy's major public health problem. It was the cause of low productivity, poverty, and economic backwardness, while it also stunted literacy, ... More

Discovering TuberculosisA Global History, 1900 to the Present

Discovering Tuberculosis: A Global History, 1900 to the Present

Christian W. McMillen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300190298
eISBN:
9780300213485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190298.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Discovering Tuberculosis looks at key places, developments, and ideas in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries that explain the staying power of tuberculosis in both the past and the ... More

Into the BlackJPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Peter J. Westwick

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the decades since the mid-1970s, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has led the quest to explore the farthest reaches of the solar system. JPL spacecraft, including the ... More

The Lock and Key of MedicineMonoclonal Antibodies and the Transformation of Healthcare

The Lock and Key of Medicine: Monoclonal Antibodies and the Transformation of Healthcare

Lara V Marks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300167733
eISBN:
9780300213522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167733.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book tells the extraordinary yet unheralded history of monoclonal antibodies. Often referred to as Mabs, they are unfamiliar to most nonscientists, yet these microscopic protein molecules are ... More

Matters of ExchangeCommerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Harold J. Cook

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117967
eISBN:
9780300134926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117967.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book presents convincing evidence that Dutch commerce—not religion—inspired the rise of science in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The book scrutinizes a wealth of historical documents ... More

Medicine and the German JewsA History

Medicine and the German Jews: A History

John M. Efron

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Medicine played an important role in the early secularization and eventual modernization of German Jewish culture. As both physicians and patients, Jews exerted a great influence on the formation of ... More

The Medieval Heart

The Medieval Heart

Heather Webb

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300153934
eISBN:
9780300153941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153934.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book studies medieval notions of the heart to explore the “lost circulations” of an era when individual lives and bodies were defined by their extensions into the world rather than as ... More

Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNAA History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA: A History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Frederic Lawrence Holmes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085402
eISBN:
9780300129663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085402.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1957, two young scientists, Matthew Meselson and Frank Stahl, produced a landmark experiment confirming that DNA replicates as predicted by the double helix structure Watson and Crick had recently ... More

Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Alice Smuts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book presents a history of the development of child study during the early part of the twentieth century. Most nineteenth-century scientists deemed children unsuitable subjects for study, and ... More

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