Medicine & Disease

The Morality of Medicine

The rise of laboratory science in the late 19th century put stark focus on the moral cost of medical innovation.

400 Years of Melancholising

Robert Burton’s encyclopedic curiosity The Anatomy of Melancholy continues to offer remarkable insights into mental health.

Book of Remembrance

A signature in a collection of autographs reveals a story of Indigenous service that extends from Australia to Canada and Trinidad.

The First Blind Medical Trials

Cures and treatments have always offered potential riches to their inventors. But how was one supposed to know what worked and what didn’t?