Teaching Farmers to Be Men

Teaching Farmers to Be Men

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It may be apocryphal, but Liberty Hyde Bailey (one of my heros) once explained that he did not teach "men to be farmers" in his h...
Looking at Science

Looking at Science

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I don't spend much time thinking about science and images, but I know I should spend more. Two pieces of evidence. 1) This collection ...
Save the Date for the 47th  Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology

Save the Date for the 47th Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology

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The 47th Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology will be held at the University of Pennsylvania, beginning with an opening recepti...
Science and The New Inquiry

Science and The New Inquiry

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A few weeks ago, a piece in the NYT Style Section called " New York's Literary Cubs " was making the rounds. It profiled Th...
Mergers & Bailouts in American History

Mergers & Bailouts in American History

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Elizabeth Warren As some of you know, I am very interested in the various occupy movements that, until recently, were going on all over ...
Pre-science/Prescience and the History of the Future

Pre-science/Prescience and the History of the Future

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Just a quick post to direct our readers' attention to this week's themed issue of the New York Times "Science Times" on &q...
Asbestos, and Pesticides, and Web-links, Oh My!

Asbestos, and Pesticides, and Web-links, Oh My!

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I've recently happened upon a couple different attempts to recreate the history of two sci-enviro-tech villains of the late twentieth ce...
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