History of Science

History of the Plague of Athens

In this episode, we will discuss this crisis considered today to be the first major epidemic in history. Through the stories of Thucydides, we will discuss the arrival of the disease in the port of Piraeus, the symptoms, and the attempts at treatment by the nursing staff, which was the profession most affected by the disease.

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History of the eradication of Poliomyelitis

In these podcasts on the history of the Polio, we talk about the first traces found in Egypt, the dramatic epidemia in the XIXth and XXth century and the development of a vaccine that almost eradicated the disease.

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History of plague

In these podcasts on the history of the Plague, we talk about the pioneering discoveries of Alexander Yersin, the Justinian Plague and the Black Death.

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History of Cancer

From the first discoveries of tumors, to the first trials of treatments to the rise of oncology and conventional and innovative therapies. An incredible scientific story!

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History of genes

Discover in this podcast, the fabulous history of genetics: from the first works on heredity to the recent pioneers of the 20th century.

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History of Stress

Stress is probably as old as a mankind. However, it was not discovered scientifically until the first half of the 20th century.

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History of Memory

The history of memory is lulled by attempts at explanations, improvements, theories, and of course recent advances (Alzheimer's disease). Check out this exciting podcast.

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History of allergies

In this podcast, we talk about the history of allergies through historical anecdotes, starting with ancient Egypt and ending with the great discoveries of the past two centuries.

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History of blood

This first episode is devoted to the history of blood in medicine, rich in beliefs, anecdotes and progress. From the Theory of Humors to blood transfusion, via bloodletting, discover this fabulous history!

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