From the Eva Walden Scrapbook (undated).
On Tues., Aug. 22, from 6-7 p.m., the National Museum of Health and Medicine will host a presentation by Prof. Robin Cookie, an Australian pathologist, who has reviewed preserved lung specimens from casualties of gas poisoning during World War I. Prof. Cooke will talk about how microscopic examination of 100-year-old lung tissue may help inform today’s military medical researchers prepare to treat chemical warfare casualties in the future. Free. Open to the public.
Web link to more info: http://www.medicalmuseum.mil/index.cfm?p=media.events.2017.08222017
Or call (301) 319-3349 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.
From John Gordon’s Engravings of the skeleton of the human body (1818).
In honor of having reached the last stage of our state medical journals digitization project, every day this week will feature a different image from a different journal. You can see all the journals here!
Today’s is from the 1989 Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association.
From Wisconsin Medical Journal (1959).
In honor of the lunar landing which took place this week in 1969, we’ve dug out some goodies on the moon from our collection.
- The distances of the moon, the planets, and the sun, deduced theoretically (1886)
- Observations on the influence of the moon on climate, and the animal economy : with a proper method of treating diseases, when under the power of that luminary (1798)
- An appendix to my new system of fire and planetary life : shewing that the sun and moon are inhabited, and that they enjoy the same temperament as our earth (1798)
- The book of almanacs, with and index by which the almanac may be found for every year up to A.D. 2000. With means of finding the day of any new or full moon from B.C. 2000 to A.D. 2000 (1907)