Celebrating the fantastically morbid: A successful Ruysch symposium

The event featured three presentations given by members of the WashU and St. Louis community. Each presentation served to help contextualize Frederik Ruysch’s work by looking at the history of anatomy, print engravings, and similar topics.

A headband that could help you hear: The Aurolese Phone

This headband, called an Aurolese Phone, is on display along with more than 60 other hearing devices in a new exhibit at Becker Library called “How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000.” Compared with the conversation tubes, ear trumpets, and more familiar-looking electronic hearing aids on display in Glaser Gallery, this floral headband seems rather out of place.

FAIR data principles: The keys to data sharing – part 4 of 4: Reusable

This is part 4 of a four-part blog series on FAIR data principles (Part 1: Findable, part2: Accessible, part3: Interoperable, part4: Reusable). We reviewed making data findable in the part 1 blog, accessible in the part 2 blog, and interoperable in the part 3 blog. In this blog, we will discuss how to make data  [Read more]