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Arthur Coga’s Blood Transfusion (1667)

- April 15, 2014 in arthur coga, blood, experiments, lamb, sheep, transfusion

An account of the first ever blood transfusion involving a human in England. Six months after he successfully completed a blood transfusion between two dogs, the experimental physician Richard Lower administered 9oz of sheep's blood into the body of Arthur Coga, a Divinity Student from Cambridge.

Arthur Coga’s Blood Transfusion (1667)

- April 15, 2014 in arthur coga, blood, experiments, lamb, sheep, transfusion

An account of the first ever blood transfusion involving a human in England. Six months after he successfully completed a blood transfusion between two dogs, the experimental physician Richard Lower administered 9oz of sheep's blood into the body of Arthur Coga, a Divinity Student from Cambridge.

Some Account of a Sheep Having a Monstrous Horn Growing from His Throat (1755)

- April 9, 2012 in deformity, non-article, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, sheep, texts, Texts: 18th, Texts: Non-fiction, Texts: Science

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Some Account of a Sheep, Shewed Alive to the Royal Society, in November 1754, Having a Monstrous Horn Growing from His Throat; The Stuffed Skin of Which, with the Horn in Situ, is Now in the Museum of the Society, by James Parsons M. D. and F. R. S. from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Vol 49 Pg 183–186; 1755; Royal Society of London, London

An account of the presenting before The Royal Society in London of a sheep which had a gigantic horn growing out from his neck.

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