Posts Tagged: vaccines

“For the blood is the life:”* Dracula and the Victorian Politics of Blood

By Travis Lau How do we begin to historicize blood as a fluid material and as a symbol that has the potential to bear a “social life”[1] beyond the body? This essay employs Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) as a case

“For the blood is the life:”* Dracula and the Victorian Politics of Blood

By Travis Lau How do we begin to historicize blood as a fluid material and as a symbol that has the potential to bear a “social life”[1] beyond the body? This essay employs Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) as a case

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

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