Dr. T.R. Allinson. ©Edinburgh University Library Center for Research Collections

Naturopaths, Medicine, and the Creation of T.R. Allinson’s Health Food Empire, 1880-1920

By Julie Barzilay Alongside their evolving commentary on universities and professions, the U.S. News & World Report recently released a ranking of the “Top 35 Diets,” with input from 22 health experts. In first place was the “DASH Diet” –

Dr. T.R. Allinson. ©Edinburgh University Library Center for Research Collections

Naturopaths, Medicine, and the Creation of T.R. Allinson’s Health Food Empire, 1880-1920

By Julie Barzilay Alongside their evolving commentary on universities and professions, the U.S. News & World Report recently released a ranking of the “Top 35 Diets,” with input from 22 health experts. In first place was the “DASH Diet” –

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Putting Nature in its Place

By Andrew Inkpen If natural preserves are not made, how will the next generation be best grounded in the general principles of the science? Charles C. Adams, 1913, Guide to the Study of Animal Ecology In field biology, a central

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Putting Nature in its Place

By Andrew Inkpen If natural preserves are not made, how will the next generation be best grounded in the general principles of the science? Charles C. Adams, 1913, Guide to the Study of Animal Ecology In field biology, a central

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On the Trail of Medicines at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

By Gwenda Kyd  Cambridge University Botanic Garden was developed by John Stevens Henslow, mentor of Charles Darwin, and opened to the public in 1846. Many of the plants it contains have traditional uses as medicines, foods, dyes or materials for

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On the Trail of Medicines at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

By Gwenda Kyd  Cambridge University Botanic Garden was developed by John Stevens Henslow, mentor of Charles Darwin, and opened to the public in 1846. Many of the plants it contains have traditional uses as medicines, foods, dyes or materials for

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High Dilution, Homeopathy, and the Purpose of the Scientific Journal

By Melinda Baldwin On June 30, 1988, readers of the British scientific journal Nature opened their issues to find a lead editorial titled, “When to believe the unbelievable.” The editorial’s sub-headline was even more provocative: “An article in this week’s

Nature Med May 2011

High Dilution, Homeopathy, and the Purpose of the Scientific Journal

By Melinda Baldwin On June 30, 1988, readers of the British scientific journal Nature opened their issues to find a lead editorial titled, “When to believe the unbelievable.” The editorial’s sub-headline was even more provocative: “An article in this week’s

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Peanut Panic

By Matthew Smith The reaction begins not with a bang, but a whimper; a gentle tickle in the back of your throat. You cough politely. Then, everything changes. Your throat constricts, as if crushed by invisible, murderous hands. Out of

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Peanut Panic

By Matthew Smith The reaction begins not with a bang, but a whimper; a gentle tickle in the back of your throat. You cough politely. Then, everything changes. Your throat constricts, as if crushed by invisible, murderous hands. Out of

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On Jihad and Leprosy: Rebellion of Leprosy Sufferers against Dutch Rule after the Aceh War

By Leo Van Bergen At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Dutch East Indies Army gained control of the most northern part of the expansive island of Sumatra, called Aceh. For thirty years the Aceh people had kept colonization at

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On Jihad and Leprosy: Rebellion of Leprosy Sufferers against Dutch Rule after the Aceh War

By Leo Van Bergen At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Dutch East Indies Army gained control of the most northern part of the expansive island of Sumatra, called Aceh. For thirty years the Aceh people had kept colonization at

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‘The Touch of a Man’: Gender and Male-Caregiving in the Royal Army Medical Corps in WW1

By Jessica Meyer In 1907, The British Journal of Nursing published an article announcing the foundation of ‘a society to be known as “The Navy and Army Male Nursing Co-operation”, the objects being to enable First Class Orderlies to find

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‘The Touch of a Man’: Gender and Male-Caregiving in the Royal Army Medical Corps in WW1

By Jessica Meyer In 1907, The British Journal of Nursing published an article announcing the foundation of ‘a society to be known as “The Navy and Army Male Nursing Co-operation”, the objects being to enable First Class Orderlies to find