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Recent acquisition! This cup and saucer set c. 1818 commemorates the death of Princess Charlotte after giving birth. The heir to the throne of England labored for 50 hours without intervention before delivering a large, stillborn son in 1817. 690 more words
Moral Women, Immoral Technologies: Negotiating Gender, Religion, and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Anesthesia: it calls to mind surgeries, treatment of shock–the rendering of a patient unconscious and free (temporarily) from pain. But anesthesia has played an enormous role in the shifting ideas surrounding labor and birth in America generally–and right here in Cleveland. 267 more words
Scientists from Sweden have found a fossilised cocoon in Antarctica containing the world’s oldest sperm.
The discovery of the fossilised sperm found inside the walls of a 50 million-year-old worm cocoon has been branded “remarkable” by scientists.The findings, published by The Royal Society, say that the specimen is the oldest animal sperm ever found.Benjamin Bomfleur, a researcher at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, said that the discovery happened by accident. 145 more words