Category: biology

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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 En…

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 Strange…

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

The Lost History of One of the World’s Strange…

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

“Dr. C. J. Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic…

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…

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

From Boy Geniuses to Mad Scientists: How Americans Got So Weird…

From Boy Geniuses to Mad Scientists: How Americans Got So Weird About Science