Research and Publications
History of Science faculty and associated faculty regularly publish on topics of scolarly interest in the areas of science, technology, and medicine.
Properly analyzed, the collective mythological and religious writings of humanity reveal that around 1500 BC, a comet swept perilously close to Earth, triggering widespread natural disasters and threatening the destruction of all life before settl
From the Bible’s “Canst thou raise leviathan with a hook?” to Captain Ahab’s “From Hell’s heart I stab at thee!,” from the trials of Job to the legends of Sinbad, whales have breached in the human imagination as looming figures of terror, power, c
Our genetic markers have come to be regarded as portals to the past.
Why do female animals select certain mates, and how do scientists determine the answer?
In the course of the 20th century, cancer went from being perceived as a white woman's nemesis to a "democratic disease" to a fearsome threat in communities of color.