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What can comic books do for the medical profession?

June 19, 2018

UChicago physician Brian Callender explains "graphic medicine."
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What can we learn about the history of alchemy from a Twitter feed?

April 27, 2018

SIFK postdoctoral fellow Eduardo A. Escobar shares his experience teaching the history of alchemy for his spring course titled “Secrecy and Science” (KNOW 27005).
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What Can Marvel’s Black Panther Tell Viewers about Science and Technology in Africa?

February 21, 2018

Damien Droney, SIFK Postdoctoral Scholar focused on the politics of science, technology, and medicine in postcolonial Africa, discusses Marvel's newly-released Black Panther movie.
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The Romans, just wars, and exceptionalism

September 28, 2017

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Are my microbes making me fat?

September 25, 2017

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Tamil Truths

September 20, 2017

In a world of "fake news," Whitney Cox analyzes truth according to the two South Asian languages with the longest classical pedigrees, Tamil and Sanskrit.
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Babylonian Knowledge and the Challenge of History

September 08, 2017

Eduardo Escobar, SIFK Postdoctoral Researcher, discusses the opposition of Babylonian and Greek mathematics in current news, and why presentism is wrong.