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The history of vaccinology and hygiene through Achille Sclavo and the cultural patrimony conserved in the archives and museums: the key role of medical museology.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of preventive medicine and hygiene [J Prev Med Hyg] 2022 Oct 27; Vol. 63 (3), pp. E476-E481. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 27 (Print Publication: 2022).

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Abstract: Over the centuries, the oldest universities have amassed an extraordinary patrimony of material and immaterial cultural assets, which have been created or acquired for the purposes of research or teaching. Now on display in museums, they testify to the...

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The Return of the Geneticist: Theodosius Dobzhansky, Edward Chapin, and Museum Taxonomy.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of the history of biology [J Hist Biol] 2022 Oct; Vol. 55 (3), pp. 443-463. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 03.

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Abstract: In Fall 1939, as war engulfed Europe, the author of one of the most influential texts on genetics and evolution, Theodosius Dobzhansky, wrote a letter to curator of insects at the United States National Museum, Edward Albert Chapin. Dobzhansky wished t...

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A high-throughput multispectral imaging system for museum specimens.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Communications biology [Commun Biol] 2022 Dec 01; Vol. 5 (1), pp. 1318. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 01.

Abstract: We present an economical imaging system with integrated hardware and software to capture multispectral images of Lepidoptera with high efficiency. This method facilitates the comparison of colors and shapes among species at fine and broad taxonomic sca...

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Memories, museum artefacts and excavations in resolving the history of maternal lineages in the Finnhorse.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Animal genetics [Anim Genet] 2022 Dec; Vol. 53 (6), pp. 821-828. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 31.

Abstract: We used historical DNA samples to examine the history of a native horse breed, the Finnhorse. Samples were collected from private collections, museums, schools and excavations, representing the times prior to, during, and after the foundation of the br...

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From Materials to Technique: A Complete Non-Invasive Investigation of a Group of Six Ukiyo-E Japanese Woodblock Prints of the Oriental Art Museum E. Chiossone (Genoa, Italy).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) [Sensors (Basel)] 2022 Nov 13; Vol. 22 (22). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 13.

Abstract: In the present work, a complete non-invasive scientific investigation of six Utagawa Kunisada's woodblock prints ( nishiki-e ) belonging to the Oriental Art Museum "E. Chiossone" (Genoa, Italy), was performed in situ. The campaign started with high res...

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How science museums can use their power.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Nature [Nature] 2022 Nov; Vol. 611 (7937), pp. 657-659.

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The origin of modern patterns of continental diversity in Mauritiinae palms: the Neotropical museum and the Afrotropical graveyard.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Biology letters [Biol Lett] 2022 Nov; Vol. 18 (11), pp. 20220214. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 16.

Abstract: While the latitudinal diversity gradient has received much attention, biodiversity and species richness also vary between continents across similar latitudes. Fossil information can be used to understand the evolutionary mechanisms that generated such ...

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Teaching Fundamental Concepts Using a Virtual Museum.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nurse educator [Nurse Educ] 2022 Nov-Dec 01; Vol. 47 (6), pp. 321.

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Abstract: Competing Interests: The author declares no conflict of interest.

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Relations between children's exploration in a children's museum and their reflections about their exploration.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Child development [Child Dev] 2022 Nov; Vol. 93 (6), pp. 1804-1818. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 12.

Abstract: We examined 6- to 9-year-olds' (N = 60, 35 girls, 34% White, 23% Hispanic, 2% Black/African American, 2% Asian/Asian American, 22% Mixed Ethnicity/Race, 17% Unavailable, collected April-September 2019 in Providence, RI, USA) first-person perspectives o...

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Effects of learner control design in an AR-based exhibit on visitors' museum learning.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Oct 18; Vol. 17 (10), pp. e0274826. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 18 (Print Publication: 2022).

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Abstract: This study shifts the focus away from demonstrating the existence of the effect toward understanding the mechanism by which the effect of AR operates in museum learning. By uncovering and describing the contingencies of AR from the perspectives of lear...

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