Rebekah Burgess Abramovich

George Bradford Brainerd: innovator of laryngeal photography

Alexander J. Adams

Objections to Kuhn’s theory of scientific progression

Wladimir Alonso, Steven Zhixiang Zhou, and Cynthia Schuck-Paim

The first clinical trial and controlled biological experiments

Adriano Angelucci

Lights and shadows and Vitamin D

Geoffrey Baird

Thomas Bayes and Bayes’ Theorem in Medicine

Philippe Campillo

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli: de motu animalium, an iatromathematic and mechanical understanding of the body and health

Etienne-Jules Marey (1830- 1904). The study of movement in the functions of life: eclecticism and inventiveness
Jules Amar (1879-1935). A method to help soldiers who were amputated or mutilated during the First World War reintegrate society

Richard J. Caselli

Creativity and human nature (What Wallace saw)

Robert Cutillo

The pressure for certainty in an uncertain world: a new application of Boyle’s Law

George Dunea

Paul Ehrlich: from aniline dyes to the magic bullet
Albrecht von Haller, physiologist and polymath
Charles Darwin’s illnesses
William Beaumont and Alexis St. Martin
Loathsome Beasts: Images of reptiles and amphibians in art and science
Tu Youyou, discoverer of artemisinin for resistant malaria
The Doctors Cori, carbohydrate metabolism, and the Nobel prize new

Ronald Fishman

Nature telling her secrets: the Kepler–Descartes connection

James L. Franklin

John Dalton’s Eyes: A History of the Eye and Color Vision, Part One

John Dalton’s Eyes: A History of the Eye and Color Vision, Part Two

John Hayman

Charles Darwin’s illness and the ‘wondrous water cure’
The illness of Tom Wedgwood: a tragic episode in a family saga

Nicola Hodson

The hidden city of the cell

Teresa L. Johnson

The Aging Revolutionary

William Kingston

How a bishop unwittingly kick-started the DNA revolution

Trevor Klee

Hume and autism-causing vaccines

Yvette Koepke

Sir Francis Bacon’s overlooked contributions

Marshall A. Lichtman 

The first description of DNA: a six million dollar letter from Francis to Michael Crick
Terminal digit preference new

Philip R. Liebson

Philosophy of science and medicine series — I: Hippocratic Concepts of Medicine

Philosophy of science and medicine series — II: Galen vs. Hippocrates

Philosophy of science and medicine series — III: Greek science

Philosophy of science and medicine series — IV: Alexandrian period

Philosophy of science and medicine series — V: Roman period

Philosophy of science and medicine series – VI: Islamic science

Philosophy of science and medicine series – VII: Roman and medieval symbolism

Philosophy of science and medicine series – VIII: Physics

Philosophy of science and medicine IX: Western science in the High Medieval period

Philosophy of science and medicine X: Aristotle to the early 20th Century

John Massie

Star Wars and medical progress: a lesson to be learned from fiction

Adil Menon

The Rockefeller Institute and the growth of cell biology

Marco Nathan and Diego Brancaccio

Should a scientist be elegant?

Daniel Nebert

Darwin’s ideas: supported by science

JMS Pearce

John Tyndall, FRS: The beauty of science 
Alfred Russel Wallace
Ernest Henry Starling and the birth of English Physiology
Thomas Henry Huxley 

Einar Perman

The men who standardized temperature measurements

Beatriz GT Pogo

Histone acetylation a half century later: the modest birth of epigenetics

David Poole, Michael White, and Brian Whipp

The discovery of oxygen

Jayant Radhakrishnan

Albert Einstein headed off at the “Nobel pass” by Alvar Gullstrand

Sue Reeves

Santorio Santorio – physician, physiologist, and weight-watcher

Pradipto Roy

Salimuzzaman Siddiqui

Tajri Salek

Taking the bat out of Hell

Elizabeth A.J. Scott

Dream interpretation and insomnia across cultures and history

Justin Shea

Redefining the war on cancer

Andy Tay

Using bacteria in cancer therapy

Mariel Tishma

That hospital smell

Lazaros C. Triarhou

Contrasting notions of Ramón y Cajal and Constantin von Economo on forced propulsion

Lydia Usha

Creative thinking in medicine: can we learn it from the masters and practice it?

Hannah Wilson

The future of medicine

Philip K. Wilson

Visualizing the human body through the ages

Isuri Upeksha Wimalasiri

Serendipity: is it mere lucky coincidence?


Carl Ludwig, pioneer in human physiology
Jean Marie Poiseuille: physics and mathematics
Van Leeuwenhoek’s discovery of “animalcules”  
Claude Bernard, one of the greatest scientists
Giovanni Borelli, polymath of Naples and Pisa
Johannes Purkinje: physiologist with wide interests
Litmus paper and other pH indicators
Improving the ophthalmoscope
Photography in medicine
The wife of Antoine Lavoisier