Publications

This page has links to essays and blog posts I have written on the history of science and medicine.

Women and Medicine on Wikipedia

The Spring of Air: Inventing the Scientist

When Pop-Up Books Taught Popular Science

Poison and Protest: Sarah Bassett and Enslaved Women Poisoners in the Early Modern Caribbean

Anatomy of Generation

What we lose when we lose Muslim immigrants (with Peter Barker)

The Virgin Mary in Medieval Islam

Why So Many Bars Are Named After Cocks

It’s time to stop viewing pregnant women as threats to their babies

Amor Vincit Omnia

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