This is the grave of Alfred Hershey. Born in 1908 in Owosso, Michigan, Hershey grew up in Michigan and attended Michigan State University. He graduated from Sparty in 1930 with a degree in chemistry.
Wow, who could have guessed that chiropractors would be leading promoters of anti-vax trash? The flashy postcard, covered with images of syringes, beckoned people to attend Vax-Con ’21 to learn “t
Molly Worthen is one of our top historians of religion and a frequent writer on the contemporary state of higher education. She has an excellent Times op-ed about how the pandemic has shown the absolu
Wow, I am super shocked that leading whites in science would deny that there is any racism. Following controversial comments on racism in medicine made by a deputy editor at JAMA, the editor in chief
Underneath this fallen tree is the grave of Jonas Salk. Born in 1914 in New York City to Jewish parents, Salk at first lived a pretty normal life for that time and class. His father was born in the U.
This is the future grave of B. Vithal Shetty. Yesterday, I wrote about what happens when you wander around cemeteries, seeing stories of interesting people. Well, sometimes you find yourself in cemete
This sure isn’t alarming at all….. Suppose you wanted to do a study of diet and nutrition, with thousands of participants randomly assigned to follow one meal plan or another for years as
Q: Why do black babies and black mothers die at rates far higher than white babies and white mothers? A: Because black lives do not matter to white people. From 1915 through the 1990s, amid vast impro