National Archives sign at Kew Gardens Station

National Archives sign at Kew Gardens Station


Wellcome Library announces huge digitization project on history of medicine and bioscience

The Wellcome Library announced on August 23, 02010 "the launch of an ambitious digitisation project, to provide free, online access to its collections, including archives and papers from Nobel prize-winning scientists Francis Crick, Fred Sanger and Peter Medawar." According to the media release, the "content will include 1400 books on genetics and heredity published between 1850 and 1990, along with important archives including the papers of Francis Crick and his original drawings of the proposed structure of DNA." The theme of the two-year pilot project, budgeted at £3.9 million, is "Modern Genetics and its Foundations."

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