Distillations | Science History Institute

Each episode of Distillations podcast takes a deep-dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 12m. Bisher sind 269 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Susan Weiss


She’s been studying coronaviruses for 40 years, but nothing could have prepared her for the 2002 SARS outbreak: “It was a huge shock.”


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   37m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Sue Desmond-Hellmann


“Early pandemic science is filled with uncertainty.”


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   17m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with John C. Martin


The former CEO of Gilead Sciences tells about remdesivir, an older drug showing promise in the fight against COVID-19.


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   15m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Spit Spreads Death


An Interview with Jane Boyd


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 2020-04-14  19m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: The Blooper Reel


Over the past few years our producers have been saving all the raw tape from our tracking sessions (maybe to blackmail us at some point?) But because we all need some levity these days, we dug it out for your listening pleasure. We hope these outtakes...


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 2020-04-07  8m
 
 

Preview: We're moving to seasons!


Stay tuned for our upcoming season, dropping in summer 2020!


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 2020-02-11  1m
 
 

How Philadelphia's Water Pollution Problems Shaped the City


Philadelphia just had the wettest decade on record, and all that precipitation has wreaked havoc on the city’s waterways. Like most old cities, Philadelphia has a combined sewer system—that is, one pipe is used to carry both sewage and stormwater....


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 2020-01-07  47m
 
 

Jane Hodgson


In 1970 Jane Hodgson became the only person in the United States ever convicted for performing an abortion in a hospital


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 2019-12-18  12m
 
 

Roe v. Wade v. Rubella


The virus that made America talk about abortion


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 2019-12-17  51m
 
 

Preview: Roe v. Wade v. Rubella


The virus that made America talk about abortion


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 2019-12-04  2m