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Mandates to Vaccinate: A Brief History

Vaccination requirements aren’t new in the United States. Many infectious diseases have resulted in mandatory inoculations at the federal and state level—well before today’s health and safety measures were put into place.

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The Complicated History of Eugenics in the United States

It was surprisingly commonplace just a few decades ago to think that only the genetically superior should be allowed to reproduce. When this concept, eugenics, was taken to its extreme under Nazi Germany, the movement began to fall out of favor. Learn about the history of eugenics with HeinOnline.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Atom Bomb

An overview of the Manhattan Project and the race to create the atomic bomb. Featuring the Einstein-Szilard letter, the Los Alamos Laboratory, the Trinity Test, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and more.

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Alexa: Research Artificial Intelligence in HeinOnline for Me

The rising demand for machine intelligence is breaking through into all different aspects of life. We’ll take a look at how AI is taking over in 2020 and what resources on this hot news topic can be found in HeinOnline.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: Constructing the Panama Canal

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by exploring one of the largest and most challenging engineering projects ever undertaken: the Panama Canal. Grab a seat and prepare to be blown away by what the Serial Set has to offer.