Sever and Suture: On the History and Future of Anatomical Dissection – Part 2

This is Part II of the three-part essay, Sever and Suture: On the History and Future of Anatomical Dissection. Part I and Part III can be found on the Museum Blog.  Content Disclaimer: The following article discusses potentially disturbing subject matter which may not be appropriate for all audiences. The views and opinions expressed in this essay … Continue reading Sever and Suture: On the History and Future of Anatomical Dissection – Part 2

Sever and Suture: On the History and Future of Anatomical Dissection – Part I

This is Part I of the three-part essay, Sever and Suture: On the History and Future of Anatomical Dissection. Part II and Part III can be found on the Museum Blog.  Content Disclaimer: The following article discusses potentially disturbing subject matter which may not be appropriate for all audiences. The views and opinions expressed in … Continue reading Sever and Suture: On the History and Future of Anatomical Dissection – Part I

A Note from the Collection: Hypodermic Needles, Syrettes and Ampoules from the World War II Era

Published by Claire Olszewski. With Memorial Day having just passed, I thought it would be a good opportunity to discuss objects I have found within the collection that have been dated between 1930 and 1960, during World War II. While we do not have evidence that the items in our collection were actually used in the … Continue reading A Note from the Collection: Hypodermic Needles, Syrettes and Ampoules from the World War II Era

A Note from the Library: Prominence and Peril as a Royal Court Physician

Published by Sally Monroe. The Thorek Manuscript and Rare Book Collection is home to Melchior Weikard’s Der Philosophische Artz, a book which is perhaps most famous in the medical community for containing the first accurate description of what we now call Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Published in 1790, the Museum’s copy of Der Philosophische Artz happens … Continue reading A Note from the Library: Prominence and Peril as a Royal Court Physician