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10 postage stamps that will whisk you back to your childhood

(…Or someone’s childhood. Someone British.)

Ever been suddenly reminded of something that was once an everyday part of your life, but somewhere along the way, it wasn’t anymore, and you think, … 684 more words

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 19

Ephraim McDowell, an American physician and pioneer surgeon. The first person to successfully remove an ovarian tumor, he has been called “the father of ovariotomy” as well as founding father of abdominal surgery and in particular lithotomy (kidney stone removal). 20 more words

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 18

Chester Carlson, an American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney. He is best known for having invented the process of electrophotography and was subsequently renamed… 18 more words

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 17

Harvey Cushing, an American neurosurgeon. A pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first person to describe Cushing’s disease. He is often called the… 8 more words

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 16

Ivan Puluj, Ivan Pavlovich Puluj, a Ukrainian-born physicist and inventor who was an early developer of the use of X-rays for medical imaging.  Puluj did heavy… 125 more words

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 15

Emil Theodor Kocher, a Swiss physician and medical researcher who received the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in the physiology, pathology and… 36 more words

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 14

Santiago Ramón y Cajal, a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist and Nobel laureate. His original pioneering investigations of the microscopic structure of the brain have led him to be designated by many as the… 38 more words

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