Published July 31, 2012
In America, we can trace the origins of waistline-saving (or guilt-inducing) nutritional information to one man, Wilbur Olin Atwater, a 19th-century agricultural chemist whose research laid the groundwork for the science of nutrition in this country.
Published July 15, 2012
One hundred and fifty years ago, Union Army surgeon Jonathan Letterman perfected battlefield casualty management techniques that are still being used to save lives.
Published July 04, 2012
In the week of our nation's birth, let's thank a patriot who had a huge impact on the success of the American Revolution: Hercules Mulligan.