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In the winter issue of Distillations we search for the truth in truth serums and visit Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal.
We now cover the history of the life sciences and biotechnology together with the history of the chemical sciences and engineering.
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Brown Bag Lecture: “Household Oeconomy and Chemical Inquiry, 1760 to 1840”
First Friday: “Sounds Good: How the Science of Sound Reproduction Changed Imagination”
Joseph Priestley Society: David DeVore
Science on Tap: “Epigenetics and the Creation of Brain Sex Differences”
Brown Bag Lecture: “The Publication Strategies of Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779–1848)”
Brown Bag Lecture: “Plastic Design, Soft Diplomacy: The Role of Plastics in the ‘Normalization’ of Czechoslovakia, 1971–1975”
Brown Bag Lecture: “Creating Klaus Schulten’s Computational Microscope: A Beckman Legacy in Illinois”
Detail of Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman
Portrait of F. W. Clarke.
Donato d’Eremita, Dell' elixir vitae (1624)
Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer
Sears Chemistry Set, ca. 1958
Detail of The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century
Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory
Otto Tachenius, Hippocrates chymicus (1677)
Beam Source, ca. 1985
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