As we move into summer break, it's time for a warning about the dangers of having too much fun. In the case of Tycho Brahe, influential astronomer, too much fun led to a rather embarrassing cause of death. Read on to find out how you can avoid making the same mistake he did. Read More
The recent measles outbreak may have you wondering how such a deadly trend could have been prevented. Read on to find out how vaccines originated, how they work, and how you can prevent measles (spoiler alert: get vaccinated). Read More
The nose job's humble beginnings trace back to ancient India, when nasal reconstruction was first developed and used by history's first surgeon, Sushruta. Read More
If you're feeling unsure about how good of a doctor you'll be when you enter med school, don't be too nervous. Dealing with amputations and the accompanying gangrene in the 1800s was no easy feat, especially for Dr. Robert Liston, yet he still made a name for himself. You can rest easy knowing you probably won't make the same mistakes he did. Curious? Read more to find out why history remembers his name. Read More
As a UC San Diego student, you have either taken a chemistry class or been forced to listen to a friend complain about one for hours on end. Turns out, all of this chemistry is actually somewhat relevant. Learn more about poisons, toxins, and how they have affected history. Read More
Ever wonder how your favorite historical events tie into the world of biology? Here is your chance to find out how hemophilia has spanned the ages and affected various royal families from England to Russia. Read More