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The current issue, No. 39, has an important review from Richard Mould….
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The British Institute of Radiology has produced a short film about the history of
radiology during World War 1. BIR past-
Find it here.
Dr Paul Frame has built up a museum at Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Tennessee
that covers many aspects of atomic and nuclear history: measuring instruments, particularly
those for health physics, are well represented but there is a wide-
The Radiological Society of North America is celebrating its 100th annual meeting in December this year. As part of the celebration their website has an article Preserving, Celebrating Radiology’s Revolutionary Road that you may enjoy. The RSNA’s dedicated centennial website will soon be operational but you can find plenty about their history on their main website
John Taylor holds curatorial responsibility for ancient Egyptian funerary antiquities,
amulets and jewellery at the British Museum. His expertise focuses on funerary objects
of the pharaonic period (particularly coffins), mummies and mummification.
Daniel Antoine is the British Museum’s Curator of Physical Anthropology, with responsibility for the Museum’s human remains. His areas of expertise include the scientific study of human remains, the anatomy of the human skeleton, ancient diseases and hard tissue biology.
This exciting lecture focussed on the use of radiological examinations in the popular British Museum exhibition Ancient Lives, New Discoveries.
J Taylor and D Antoine
Governors’ Hall at St Thomas’ Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
We’re sorry to say you missed a fascinating lecture. However, you can still visit the exhibition as its run has been extended to 17 April.
Military Radiology Before & During the First World War 1896-
In early 1896, very soon after the discovery of X-