Topic: Human Experimentation: The Good and the Bad
Experimentation on human beings is a reoccurring theme throughout history. These
experiments have taken many forms, utilized various methods, and their results have
been used in ways both harmful and helpful. This month's display, Human Experimentation: The Good and the Bad, highlights both ends of the experimentation spectrum.
The Government Documents department's resources on this subject range in topic, including: medical clinical trials, NASA studies, government experiments, and heinous war crimes. Below is a link to the display's bibliography, as well as other resources that can be found online. This month's display was inspired by the popular show Stranger Things.
Want to know more?
- Human Experimentation: The Good and the Bad Bibliography
- Henrietta Lacks Timeline - National Institute of Health
- The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis and Public Perceptions of Biomedical Research:
A Focus Group Study -
National Institute of Health
- Select Documents on Japanese War Crimes and Japanese Biological Warfare, 1934 - 2006
National Archives and Records Administration
- Human Plutonium Injection Experiments - National Nuclear Security Administration
- Timeline of Laws Related to the Protection of Human Subjects - National Institutes