Category: biology

Cast-silver writing utensil box made by Wenzel Jamnitzer, c. 1560-1570.

(Via JSTOR)

What Happened to Native American Dog Breeds?

from Trey the Explainer

How a Very Smol Shark Destroyed the US Navy

from TREY the Explainer

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“New Illustration of the Sexual System: The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature,” written by Robert Thornton with illustrations by Carl Linnaeus, 1807. (Via archive.org)

Insect collections from the Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.

(Via the SFO Museum.)

The Lost History of One of the World’s Strangest Science Experiments

The Lost History of One of the World’s Strangest Science Experiments

Dr. C. J. Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit,” or medical cabinet, circa 1940s.

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When Housewives Were Seduced by Seaweed

Slut-Shaming, Eugenics, and Donald Duck: The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies