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Franklin, Benjamin


Modernity’s Spell

Winter 2019Clare Coffey on why debunking mesmerism only made it stronger

The Myth of the Placebo Effect

Winter 2016Nick Barrowman on the shaky science underlying a popular idea

Philanthropy in Science, Technology, and Medicine

Winter 2015Selections from The Almanac of American Philanthropy

The Scientific Mind of Ben Franklin

Winter 2007Jerry Weinberger on America’s first Baconian