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Robert Hooke and the Dog’s Lung: Animal Experimentation in History « The Chirurgeon's Apprentice

Originally posted on The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice.

In 1664, Robert Hooke—a pioneering member of the Royal Society and lead scientific thinker of his day—decided to investigate the mechanisms involved in breathing. 106 more words

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A Comparison of Scientific Advancement in Scottish Universities and the Royal Society

The seventeenth century was a period of exciting scientific growth in Scotland and England. However, the platforms for this progress were different for each kingdom: in Scotland, it was within its universities that new science first took hold, whereas in England, scientific advancement was largely occurring within the Royal Society founded in 1660. 1,322 more words


Royal Society/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships

The Royal Society and the Leverhulme Trust invite applications for their senior research fellowships. The scheme covers subjects in all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine. 28 more words

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Going Underground with British artist Benedict Drew - BBC News

British artist Benedict Drew is aiming to “challenge a culture of unhealthy body image” through pieces of art work being unveiled across digital screens in the…

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Virtual conference on pollinators, pollination and flowers

Academic conferences are an important part of what makes science function, via the exchange of ideas and information, publicly and in person.  The act of sitting and listening to both established and early career researchers discussing their most recent work, sometimes before it’s in print, is stimulating and exciting, and will never be replaced by digital technology. 479 more words


Royal Society - special issue of Philosophical Transactions B

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled “The paradigm shift for forensic science”, organized and edited by Niamh Nic Daeid and Sue Black. 68 more words