Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Vulcan

  • Bones and Bots: what classic science fiction tells us about contemporary medicine

    Greg Beatty Bellingham, Washington, United States   Scenographia Systematis Copernicani. Andreas Cellarius. 1708. The Barry Lawrence Ruderman Map Collection courtesy Stanford University Libraries. In the original Star Trek, the real Star Trek, there were several major recurring characters. There was of course James Tiberius Kirk, Captain of the Enterprise, the ever conflicted Vulcan first officer…