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Faxed: An Interview

Jonathan Coopersmith’s new book takes readers through the century-and-a-half-long history of the fax machine and the technologies that shaped and were shaped by it, from Alexander Bain’s 1843 patent to the computer-based faxing of the end of the 20th century.  57 more words

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Daughters of Alchemy: An Interview

Meredith K. Ray’s new book explores women’s contributions to the landscape of scientific culture in early modern Italy from about 1500 to 1623. Women in this period were engaging with science in the home, at court, in vernacular literature, in academies, in salons, and in letters, and… 53 more words

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Not many people know that the first robots were invented in Bristol, England, in 1949. 262 more words

Visions of Science: An Interview

Jim Secord’s new book is both deeply enlightening and a pleasure to read. Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age… 72 more words

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Fall books preview: history

We’re excited about the books we’ll be publishing this fall—and pleased to share this series of “Fall Books Preview” blog posts! Be sure to check out the online edition of… 1,145 more words

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HSTM Membership - Biographies Wanted!

Interested in becoming a member of the History of Science, Technology, & Medicine Network of Ireland?

We do not have any formal forms to fill out or fees to pay to become a member but we would like individuals interested to email their brief biographies. 82 more words

History Of Medicine

REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 29TH JUNE

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED TO THE HSTM NETWORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE 29TH JUNE

Applicants should email an abstract (of no more than 300 words) and a short biography (no more than 100 words) to hstm.conf.2015@gmail.com by 29 June 2015. 63 more words

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