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Cover and title page digitized from seminal work responsible for exposing dangerous adulterations to foods and beverages. Food and drug purity legislation followed later in the nineteenth century.
Joshua Lederberg begins the interview with a discussion of his involvement in the contamination issues of planetary exploration. As interest in space exploration gained momentum, Lederberg was in the midst of discussion…
- 1992-Jun-25 (First session)
- 1992-Jul-07 (Second session)
- 1992-Dec-09 (Third session)
Joshua Lederberg begins the three-part interview with a description of his parents, family background, and early years in New York. Lederberg knew from the second grade that he wanted to be a scientist, and he…
- Interviewee Lederberg, Joshua
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Nobel Prize winners, Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology, Microbiologists, Neurospora, Lederberg, Joshua, University of Wisconsin, Escherichia coli, Cytochemistry, DNA, Biologists--Biography, Biologists, and Microbiology
David Golde begins the interview with a discussion of his early years and education in Bayonne, New Jersey. In high school, Golde developed an interest in medicine, which was stimulated by his biology teacher. He…
- Interviewee Golde, David W., 1940-2004
- Interviewer Wolfe, Audra J.
- Subject Microbiology, Microbiologists, Virology, Biochemists, Biochemistry, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles. School of Medicine, Cornell University, Golde, David W., 1940-2004, Virology--Research, Biology, and University of California, San Francisco. School of Medicine
Marion David Francis begins his interview with a discussion of his childhood in Canada. Deeply influenced by his industrious parents and siblings, Francis worked his way through high school and college at a logging…
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…