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The Spring 2015 issue of the Johns Hopkins Public Health magazine highlights the exhibition.
Howard Kushner, Emory University
Curing Left-Handers or Creating Stutterers? The Controversy over the (re)Education of Left-Handers in 20th-Century...
Harold Cook, Brown University
Descartes' Early Medical Interests: Some Conjectures
3:00-4:30 p.m., Seminar Room, Institute of the History of...
Jimena Canales, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The Media of Relativity: Theoretical Physics and the Telecommunications Industry
Harun Kücük, University of Pennsylvania
Petros Baronyan's Qibla Compass (1738): A Brief History of Magnetism in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire