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Diagram of the causes of mortality in the army in the east.
Diagrammatic War, 1858
Pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale had an eye for creating memorable graphics that helped convince the general population that including sanitation reforms as part of public health policy would save British soldiers’ lives.
Diagrammatic War, 1858
Diagrammatic War, 1858

Pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale had an eye for creating memorable graphics that helped convince the general population that including sanitation reforms as part of public health policy would save British soldiers’ lives.

Pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale had an eye for creating memorable graphics that helped convince the general population that including sanitation reforms as part of public health policy would save British soldiers’ lives.

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Biophysicist Adrianus Kalmijn Dies at 88
Chloe Tenn | Jan 11, 2022 | 2 min read
His work revealed that sharks use an electromagnetic sense to navigate and detect prey.
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Ophthamologist Alan Scott Dies at Age 89
Chloe Tenn | Dec 29, 2021 | 2 min read
The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute scientist developed Botox for medicinal use.
Visiting Researcher Indicted for Failure to Disclose Military Role
Amy Schleunes | Feb 24, 2020 | 2 min read
The case of a lieutenant in the Chinese army who studied physics at Boston University points to broader vulnerabilities in US academia, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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Did On-Site Rapid DNA Testing Identify al-Baghdadi’s Remains?
Emma Yasinski | Oct 31, 2019 | 3 min read
Over the past few years, several companies have developed rapid DNA tests that can be used in the field to identify remains in 90 minutes—but President Trump suggested the confirmation only took 15.
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
Kerry Grens | Feb 15, 2018 | 1 min read
The diagnostic measures two proteins indicative of brain injury.
Experimental Drug Relieves Blast-Related PTSD in a Rat Model of Traumatic Brain Injury
Viviane Callier | Feb 1, 2018 | 4 min read
The compound, BCI-838, is already in human clinical trials as a possible treatment for depression.
Studies Yield Clues to Roots of Gulf War Illness
Shawna Williams | Nov 12, 2017 | 2 min read
Presentations at the Society for Neuroscience meeting point to changes in neurons and connectivity between brain regions as potential components of the enigmatic condition.
Anthrax Sent in Error to 86 Labs
Kerry Grens | Jul 29, 2015 | 2 min read
A US Army lab shipped live spores of the deadly bacterium because of improper irradiation protocols, a Department of Defense review has found.
US Military to Join Ebola Fight
Kerry Grens | Sep 17, 2014 | 2 min read
President Obama plans to send thousands of military personnel to Africa to streamline infectious disease-response efforts.
DARPA Puts Biotech at the Fore
Kerry Grens | Apr 4, 2014 | 1 min read
The U.S. Department of Defense is solidifying its focus on the life sciences with a new division of biotechnology.  
Science Afield
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2012 | 3 min read
Portable wet-lab kits allow even soldiers stationed in war zones to earn college science credits.
Encrypting E. coli
Kerry Grens | Sep 26, 2011 | 3 min read
Researchers design patterns of fluorescent protein expression to deliver secret messages.
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