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A night with Venus, a lifetime on Mercury

A night with Venus, a lifetime on Mercury

12 February 2015, 18.30

Something different for you and your loved one as you prepare for Valentines Day? Come and hear how in the eighteenth century and earlier, just one night of love in the arms of Venus could lead to a lifetime with Mercury, a painful treatment for the dreaded pox or syphilis.

Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

11 October 2014 - 22 February 2015

Exhibition: The great leveller. Humanity’s struggle against infectious disease

26 January - 15 April 2015

Blog

Wellcome Trust research bursaries

30 January 2015

We are delighted to announce a new Wellcome Trust Research Bursaries scheme. This scheme is...

Poky Pigges and Stynkynge Makerels

29 January 2015

Data access versus data protection: getting the balance right

28 January 2015

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