This week, we are featuring a post written in 2021 by Science in Society editor Mary Anne Schoenhardt. In this post, Mary Anne explores what it means to study the history of science – and why it’s important that we continue to do so.
By Mary Anne Schoenhardt, Science in Society editor
The summer of 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, which is credited to the two Canadian scientists Frederick Banting and Charles Best. Insulin has saved the lives of millions of people who have diabetes. This discovery won the Noble Prize in Physiology and Medicine […]
Feature image: Insulin was discovered in this University of Toronto laboratory. Photo: University of Toronto Archives. Public domain.