In the winter issue of Distillations we search for the truth in truth serums and visit Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal.
The Othmer Library Tumblr showcases intriguing, quirky, and fun items unearthed by CHF’s librarians and archivists.
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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From Distillations magazine
Science on Tap: “Hot Lights, Sharp Steel, Cold Flesh”
Joseph Priestley Society: Roger Nielsen
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
Brown Bag Lecture: “The Publication Strategies of Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779–1848)”
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)
Bakelite, 20th century
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