Blood, Bones and Brains: The History of Biomedical Science

Blood, Bones and Brains: The History of Biomedical Science header image 1
March 28, 2019  

Laboratory Equipment for all the Family.

Hi Listeners. I guess I should apologise for my tardiness, Sorry. 

Anyway, no real sources this week, but some links to photos of microscopes of various types. 

The Logo for this week is an edited photo of my own. 

https://microscopetalk.wordpress.com/microscopes/

https://i1.wp.com/ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41pHyHJHRQL.jpg?resize=500%2C500

6297579-400x300.jpg

And as always, great thanks to Kyle David Smith's immense talents. 

February 25, 2019  

The Liberal Reformation: The Early History of the NHS

Hello again, you fine people! 

Today's podcast is a touch-and-go history of British Healthcare between 1850 ish and 1942 as a foundation for more of the topics we will be discussing in the future. 

The images taken from various places across the internet are of 1) Otto Von Bismarck, 2) David Lloyd-George, 3) Winston Churchill and 4) William Beveridge. 

My sources this week have been of course Wikipedia but also:

1. Abel-Smith B. The Beveridge Report: Its origins and outcomes. Int Soc Secur Rev. 1992;45(1‐2):5-16. doi:10.1111/j.1468-246X.1992.tb00900.x

2. Jefferys K. British Politics and Social Policy during the Second World War. Hist J. 1987;30(1):123-144. doi:DOI: 10.1017/S0018246X00021944

3. Campbell GG. Payment and Philanthropy in British Healthcare, 1918–48 : . PB  - Manchester University Press; 2017. http://www.oapen.org/record/624210.

https://www.historyextra.com/period/20th-century/nhs-history-pay-healthcare-free/

http://www.nhshistory.net/

https://www.sochealth.co.uk/national-health-service/public-health-and-wellbeing/beveridge-report/beveridge-comprehensive-health-rehabilitation-services/

https://www.sochealth.co.uk/national-health-service/health-law/national-insurance-act-1911/

https://spartacus-educational.com/Linsurance1911.htm

 

Excellent all. 

And finally, The theme tune was written by Kyle David Smith 

 

February 12, 2019  

Introduction and Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

Hello there, this is the first episode of my new project Blood, Bones and Brains. In this I am outlining the major concepts I want to cover and doing a brief biography and extolling of the 'father' of microbiology, Anton Van Leeuwenhoek. 

Theme tune written and performed by Kyle David Smith. 

Photo taken from Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonie_van_Leeuwenhoek

Anton's letters that appear in philosophical transactions can be found by searching the Royal Society Archives, be warned these are scanned images that have OCS overlayed, not transcriptions.

As for the other information the biolographical information came from a variety of sources, Wikipedia through to dutch national archives, these can be found by simple searching his name in Google.

Lane N. The unseen world: reflections on Leeuwenhoek (1677) ‘Concerning little animals’. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2015;370(1666):20140344. doi:10.1098/rstb.2014.0344

 Dobell C. A protozoological bicentenary: Antony van leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) and louis joblot (1645-1723). Parasitology. 1923;15(3):308-319. doi:10.1017/S0031182000

Corning Glass Museum Lens Making: https://youtu.be/2SJY0foypAo014797

Missing Microscopes, Objectivity: https://youtu.be/uAf8Mfqd4AA

 

 

 

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App