What They Don’t Tell You About Research

Mystery instructions, disappearing SD cards, and hidden elevators make my job feel like espionage

A man in the headlights of an old fashioned car; a suspicious meeting

I am a historian. That means I belong to a group of secret super-heroes responsible for upturning the soil on past misdeeds and brushing the dirt from forgotten pioneers. Historians aren’t flashy. We don’t James-Bond around in Aston…

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Brandy L Schillace

Brandy L Schillace

(skil-AH-chay) Author in #history, #science, & #medicine. Bylines: SciAm, Globe&Mail, WIRED, WSJ. EIC Medical Humanities. Host of Peculiar Book Club. she/her