The same issue of Canadian Medical Association Journal (see earlier posting) has an interesting article on early Islamic contributions to medicine. The authors seek to counteract the view that all early Islamic scientists did was transmit Greek science to the Renaissance.
For part of the week, librarian working within biomedical and health sciences at the University of Leicester. And, for part of the week, not. For that part, dad to 4 and 15 year old boys, deputy squire of Braybrooke Morris Dancers, Northamptonshire, coordinator of a foodbank. Not necessarily all at the same time.