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History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences - Vol. 35, no. 3 (2013)
Article

Paul Weindling, From Scientific Object to Commemorated Victim: the Children of the Spiegelgrund


Abstract

The legacy of German medical research in the era of National Socialism remains contentious, as regards identification of victims, and the appropriate handling of scientific specimens. These questions are acutely posed by the scientific slides, brain sections, and other body parts of victims, who were killed for research. These slides continued to be held by Austrian and German scientific institutes in the second half of the twentieth century. That scientists continued research on these slides between 1945 and the late1980s suggests a disassociation of guilt and responsibility for the deaths of the victims by the German scientific community.


Keywords

Nazi experiments, Nazi brain anatomy, microscope slides


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