Tag Archives: science

Swede Science : A Tale of Two Svantes

Today we’re going to talk about a topic some of you may know a lot about. Science. Not seance. That’s something altogether different, and probably unscientific, unless we’re talking about science fiction, in which case anything goes. But I feel like … Continue reading

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Clopton Havers, Bone Master

This past week, while studying for a lab session in histology (the microscopic study of tissues), I stumbled upon one of the greatest names in the history of medicine – a name held by one of the most notable histologists … Continue reading

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Werner Forssmann, perhaps the maddest of all mad scientists!

There’s a funny thing about applying yourself to your craft. You must do it in order to be successful, but then people start thinking you’re a tad wacky. Today’s subject was such a character, and his increasingly insane behavior led him all … Continue reading

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Greg Bear

Polish up your geek glasses people, I’ve just spent a month driving close to 9,000 miles with my husband and we’re rolling it into high gear. Fortunately for me, jocks need nerds and my husband understands my need to geek. … Continue reading

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Funny Names in Medicine, Volume 1

Hello folks! It’s good to be back! I’ve found it a bit hard to keep up with the flow of funny names lately, as I’ve been immersed in medicine. However, I’d like to take a brief moment to discuss some … Continue reading

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