Berichte Zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
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[Contraception as an instrument against population growth: expert discussions and the public sphere in 1960s West Germany].
Theoretically, the introduction of the contraceptive pill in the 1960s created new possibilities to control population growth on a global scale. Several of those involved in developing the pill belonged to the transnational population control movement. In the Federal Republic, demogr...
“Lachkabinett” und “großes Fest” der Physiker. Walter Grotrians “physikalischer Einakter” zu Max Plancks 80. Geburtstag
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 2/2009
Von der Dissoziation zum System. Das Konzept des Unbewussten als Abkömmling des Reflexparadigmas in der Theorie Freuds
From the beginning, next to their essential function of preparing drugs pharmacies also served as educational institutions, in particular for the instruction of their own rising generation. Especially between 1750 and 1850 pharmacies in addition were engaged in scientific research. It were basically...
The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the importance of autobiographies of dispensing chemists for the history of science. The analysis of the autobiographies of E. W. Martius, D. H. Hoppe, F. T. Kützing and other pharmacists of the 18th and 19th centuries, shows that these books...
Rezension: Das Ganze der Natur und die Differenzierung des Wissens. Alexander von Humboldt als Schriftsteller von Bettina Hey'l
[The individualisation of hermaphrodites in seventeenth century medicine and natural history].
Certain significant changes in the way in which human hermaphrodites were depicted and described in scientific texts occurred over the course of the seventeenth century: Around 1600, short notes about hermaphroditic individuals, and pictures thereof, circulated widely, between both e...
[Photography as a resource of microscopic research? Joseph von Gerlach (1820-1896) and the early anatomical microphotographers].
The Erlangen anatomist Joseph von Gerlach was one of the first medical researchers who used microphotography for their scientific aims in basic tissue research. Already in 1863, Gerlach published a famous handbook on the methodology of the microphotographic technique, entitled Die Photographie als H...