May 7, 2015

Probably few Bible scholars or scientists are aware that Daniel—the same Daniel who was cast into the

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6th Century BC: Biblical Daniel’s Scientific Experiment

May 7, 2015

The Hippocratic medical ethics oath is attributed to Hippocrates, and was adopted as a guide to the

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5th Century B.C: Hippocratic Oath

May 7, 2015

In the first century B.C. Cleopatra devised an experiment to test the accuracy of the theory that

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30 BC: Cleopatra: Gender Experiment

May 7, 2015

“The eternal providence has appointed me to watch over the life and health of Thy creatures. May

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12th Century: Oath of Maimonides, Rabbi & Physician

May 7, 2015

Dr. Maitland inoculated six prisoners with smallpox, promising them release from prison. (Read D. Wooton, Bad Medicine:

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1714: Charles Maitland, Smallpox

May 7, 2015

Jenner used children to test a theory — based on folklore, not scientific evidence — that cowpox,

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1796: Edward Jenner, smallpox

May 7, 2015

J. Marion Sims performed multiple experimental surgeries on enslaved African women without the benefit of anesthesia. After

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1845–1849: J. Marion Sims, “the father of gynegology”

May 7, 2015

Dr. Armauer Hensen, a Norweigian microbiologist who discovered the bacterium that causes leprosy, having failed to grow

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1880: Dr. Arnauer Hensen

May 7, 2015

Louis Pasteur, a French chemist, microbiologist who laid the foundation for vaccines. After testing the rabies vaccine

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1885: Louis Pasteur

May 7, 2015

Arthur Wentworth, MD, a pediatrician trained at Harvard Medical School, performed spinal taps on 29 babies and

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1896: Arthur Wentworth MD

May 7, 2015

Giuseppe Sanarelli, MD, Italian bacteriologist injects the bacillus causing yellow fever five patients without their consent. Three

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1897: Giuseppe Sanarelli, MD

May 7, 2015

Yellow Fever Dormitory Yellow fever epidemics struck the United States repeatedly in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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1900: Walter Reed, MD, Yellow Fever

May 7, 2015

Biomedical research in Germany was considered the most advanced in the world — both in its development

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1900–1930: Berlin Code of Ethics

May 7, 2015

The Carnegie Institution established the Station for Experimental Evolution at Cold Spring Harbor, under the directorship of

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1904: Carnegie Institution — Experimental Evolution –> Eugenics