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Bernard Fields begins the interview with a discussion of his early years, growing up in Brooklyn, New York. Fields was encouraged by his parents to excel in scholastic endeavors. After graduating high school at the age…
- Interviewee Fields, Bernard N.
- Interviewer Schlesinger, Sondra
- Subject Molecular biology, Biochemistry, National Communicable Disease Center (U.S.), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Virology--Research, Fields, Bernard N., Harvard Medical School, Microbiology, Biochemists, Microbiologists, Immunology, Virology, and Biology
- 1987-Dec-15 (First session)
- 1988-Jan-06 (Second session)
Mildred Cohn begins the interview by reflecting on her childhood, education, and family life, describing how she was prepared to enter college by age fourteen. She then discusses her undergraduate experience at Hunter…
- Interviewee Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009
- Interviewer Gortler, Leon B.
- Subject Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Women in science, Women chemists, Women biochemists, Cornell University, Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981, Biochemists, George Washington University, Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.), American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society of Biological Chemists, Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009, Du Vigneaud, Vincent, 1901-1978, and Harvard Medical School
The interview begins with Konrad E. Bloch describing his childhood in Neisse, Germany, and his undergraduate education at Technische Hochschule in Munich. During a research assistantship in Davos, Switzerland, Bloch had…
- Interviewee Bloch, Konrad Emil, 1912-
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Biochemistry, Nobel Prize winners, Biosynthesis, Bloch, Konrad Emil, 1912-, Cholesterol, Human Genome Project, Harvard University, University of Oxford, Biochemists, Cholesterol--Synthesis, Chemistry, Organic, and Columbia University
- A quarterly devoted to the historical and scientific discussion of the botany, pharmacy, chemistry and the therapeutics of the medicinal plants of North America, their constituents, products and sophistications
- 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun
Select plates digitized including drawings of plant specimens, maps illustrating locale of plant specimens as well as magnified illustrations of plant parts.
The press release discusses the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Card Test for the detection of syphilis.
Prentiss responds to Kauffman's assessment of the hospital oxygen analyzer, with emphasis upon the question of its ruggedness.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman…
The press release discusses a flow cell instrument, the DU Clinical System.
The press release discusses the System 7300 Amino Acid Analyzer, with special reference to Peggy R. Borum's work on using aminograms in patient care.
The press release notes the addition of a personal computer simplifies electrophoresis reporting and allows for a flexible laboratory workflow.
The press release announces an assay for precisely measuring, rather than estimating, rheumatoid factor.
The press release discusses the Accutrace 100 and Accutrace 200 Electroencephalographs, including specifications, options, and pricing.
The press release announces the TLA-100.3 Fixed Angle Rotor, which increases the capacity of the ultracentrifuge.
Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry…
Marketing materials tout the virtues of the Beckman Glucose Analyzer, with emphasis placed upon verification of claims by the Standards Committee of the College of American Pathologists. The folded brochure includes a…
The handwritten account, possibly written by James C. Sternberg, is missing early pages.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical testing and analysis…
The document describes the components, operating instructions, troubleshooting, and maintenance of a prototype device. Handwritten notes were added to pages 27 and 31.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James…
The notes, which appear to be written in the same hand, may have been authored by James C. Sternberg.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical…
This press release announcing the discontinuation of the DU spectrophotometer served as a retrospective of the instrument's development and significance.
The first Beckman Instruments DU Spectrophotometer was developed…
- Author Reilly, Mickey
- Subject Vitamins--Analysis, Deluxe General Incorporated, Spectrophotometer, Toxicology, Forensic sciences, Vitamin A, Scientific apparatus and instruments, United States. National Bureau of Standards, Beckman Instruments, inc., Beckman, Arnold O., Ultraviolet spectroscopy, and Barbiturates--Analysis
- Beckman Instructions 83513-B
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical testing and analysis instruments that Beckman Instruments produced in the 1970s. Its size, speed, and price…
Beckman's Biogamma Radioimmuno Analyzer was introduced in 1973. Radioimmunoassay (RIA) is a technique for measuring the antigen concentration. Known quantities of radioactive (labeled or “hot”) antigens and antibodies…
- 1959-May-26 – 1960-Jan-25
Notebook #321 kept by Robert Bruce Merrifield from May 26, 1959 through January 25, 1960 in which he sets out his general conception of solid phase peptide synthesis. This work earned him a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in…
Lecture notes recorded by Jean-Baptiste-Alexandre Stroehlin in Paris when he attended lectures given by Matthieu Orfila. The lectures are organized around specific chemicals, thus there are headings such as "Carbonates"…
Plate XIII. A. Drawing of the cornea in the acute stage of severe burning. B. Drawing of cornea in the stage of resolution after severe burning.
- Part of An Atlas of Gas Poisoning
- Part of An Atlas of Gas Poisoning