Topic: History of Science
Laboratories, Talent, and New Technology: the Rockefeller Foundation and the Physical Sciences
One philanthropy invested in scientists and pushed the atomic age forward.
Philanthropy and Oceanography: An Episode in Field-Building
Funding on levels large and small helped this new area of scientific research grow and evolve.
1910s 1920s 1930s
The Long Road to the Yellow Fever Vaccine
The yellow fever vaccine developed in the 1930s has been used worldwide ever since. Creating it took years and cost several lives. Some thought it would never happen.