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Publications in which the Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions

has been featured.


 

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On the DNA analysis of the ancient medicines found in a shipwreck off the coast of Tuscany:

 

October 2012 - Pharmacy Museum, Chios Island, Greece [in Greek]

September 2011 - National Geographic

July 14, 2011 - History Channel

July 9, 2011 - The Daily Telegraph

June 14, 2011 - Corriere della Sera

May 2011 - Smithsonian Magazine

April 27, 2011 - BBC World News [it includes a short video]

February 1, 2011 - The Washington Post

January 2011 - Herbalgram, The Journal of the American Botanical Council

December 21, 2010 - AOL News  

December 16, 2010 - Discover Magazine includes this discovery among the 100 ones of 2010 that might change the way to do research in the future!

October 21, 2010 - Smithsonian Science

October 1, 2010 - Science Magazine

September 14, 2010 - Discovery Channel

September 10, 2010 - The Greek Reporter

September 9, 2010 - Nature

 

On the uses of Frankincense and Myrrh in ancient times:

 

June 27, 2011 - History Channel

 

On our research on History of Botany and Renaissance Herbals:

 

February 21, 2013 - Plant Press Blog

February 14, 2012 -Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) Blog

January 27, 2012 - ArtPlantae

 

On our research on medical traditions, Greek manuscripts, and medicinal plants in the ancient Mediterranean

 

January 10, 2017 - Washington Post, "What the ancient Greeks can teach us about herbs"

December 15, 2016 - Herbalgram-Newsletter of the American Botanical Council, "Census of Greek Manuscripts Illuminates Centuries of Herbal Medicine Practice"

June 13, 2016 - HealthView, Ένας ιστορικός ιατρικής, ο "Indiana Jones" του πράσινου θησαυρού της Ελλάδας, interview to Alain Touwaide [in Greek]

October 19, 2013 - Empros.net, Lesvos Island, Greece. On Alain Touwaide's "Greek manuscripts hunting" [in Greek]

December 4, 2012 - Videocast of the lecture delivered by Alain Touwaide at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) entitled: Mapping the Ancient Environment. The Contribution of Manuscripts and Texts (56'06")

October 21, 2012 -Interview to Alain Touwaide in "Les Annees Lumieres", Radio Canada (16'09", in French)

July 17, 2012 - Smithsonian Magazine - Blog

March 10, 2012 - Interview to Alain Touwaide in "This Way Up", Radio New Zealand (9'28")

December 3, 2010 - Searching for new drugs in ancient manuscripts - Interview to Alain Touwaide by Peggy Mihelich, AAAS MemberCentral Program Director (2'55")

December 3, 2010: The legend of Mandrake - Learn more about this plant made famous by Harry Potter through this interview to Alain Touwaide by Peggy Mihelich, AAAS MemberCentral Program Director (2'23")

 

On this website and the IPMT:

 

Paula VEIGAReview of The Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (web review), in: Res Antiquitatis, 2, 2011, pp. 311-319.

Presentation in Plant Press, Vol. 12, No. 1, from January 2009.

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