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First Friday: Between Food and Medicine

First Friday: Between Food and Medicine

Join us for a fascinating evening inside the strange world of edible health and the food thrift movement.

Center for Oral History 
Training Workshop

Center for Oral History Training Workshop

This weeklong workshop will provide training in oral-history and research interview methodologies.

CHF and LSF Finalize Merger

CHF and LSF Finalize Merger

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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  • Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman

    Detail of Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman

    Portrait of F. W. Clarke

    Portrait of F. W. Clarke.

    <em>Dell' elixir vitae</em>

    Donato d’Eremita, Dell' elixir vitae (1624)

    Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer

    Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer

    Sears Chemistry Set

    Sears Chemistry Set, ca. 1958

    The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century

    Detail of The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century

    Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory

    Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory

    Hippocrates chymicus

    Otto Tachenius, Hippocrates chymicus (1677)

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