But what is the marble, I mean moral of this discussion?

Today is the first ever installment of #ThreesomeThursday, a series where I put together three historically separate persons in one shared thematic web every first Thursday of the month.

Nope, that’s not a typo. Yes, that’s deliberate. Why? Because pharmacy, or medicine in general, shares the same origins with agriculture.

Not content at changing Robin Hood’s address, the writers decided to completely tamper with his birth certificate by changing his year of birth to some time during the 18th century.

The Ancient Greeks were responsible for comedy. They also propounded the medical four humours theory. Was it because they believed that laughter is the best medicine?

As with all things Greek, everything had a mythological history. In this part of the history of healing, we will talk about the founding myths of Ancient Greek medical thought.

A SCIDOLS tribute to Stephen Hawking.

What are names and why are they important?

A Valentine’s special for Charles Darwin’s birthday.

Homo sapiens are just about ready to do it anywhere, anytime. And when I say “do it” I mean to say talk. There’s just so many things that arise after talking. Friendships are formed. Relationships are established. Structures are erected. Sex happens. And because of the latter and our penchant for constant conversations, we have […]

Things are starting to get really steamy.

Casting a flash of light for a brighter future in the Middle East.

Short answer: No. Long answer: Read on.

Things can get nasty when wrong ideas are given a platform to go wildly viral.

What a French man of letters has to say about two British men of science and the world we live in.

A review of Simon Winchester’s The Map That Changed the World

The story of Pierre Duhem: the man who lit up the dark ages.

The Telegraph – Greeks Get Rekt’ **DISS TRACK**

The Ice Age theory of climate change had been melting for some time, so this janitor mopped it all up with a new theory.

China is a big country with big problems. One Chinese scholar decided to help with a very small but important solution.

The top 1 prank that went too far. It revolutionized optics and the practice of science.

When America abandoned its lepers, a young black woman came in like a wrecking Ball to the rescue.

The Word of the Lord reveals the Earth to be 6000 years old. Lord Kelvin said it’s a couple of millions old. Inspector Holmes finds out.

Newton’s Principia almost never got published, all thanks to a book on fishes

Cats were and continue to be important for humans to think outside the box, for the inside is always occupied by them.

The ride was tough, but Ride was tougher.

Despite not being seen as warriors, women in the Meiji era had their own battles to fight, almost always with a handicap. This was especially true to those who wanted better education.

When the world closed its doors on Marjory Stephenson, she went micro and built her own.

Michael Faraday: twice rejected; twice lucky – one lifetime of greatness.

How deep time was discovered underneath ancient rocks.