Archive for October, 2010

Monstrous Births in Mexican History

Doña Pasquala Chaves, legitimate wife of Don Manuel de Aguilar, indios caciques and residents of the said town, gave birth (having started to labour at eight the night before) to a dead girl that had two heads that were perfect in every way, and between them was something like a little arm…

History of Vaccines

A great new on-line collection on the history of vaccines, with nice pictures, timelines, illustrated explanations of how vaccines work, and sundry materials for educators at all levels, courtesy of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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