New Steensen book by Frank Sobiech

“Ethos, Bioethics, and Sexual Ethics in Work and Reception of the Anatomist Niels Stensen (1638-1686) has just been published by Springer. This study is the revised English edition based on the 2nd German edition of “Radius in manu Dei: Ethos…

Janne Blichert-Toft awarded the Steno Medal

It is with great pleasure that the Danish Geological Society awards the Steno Medal to Janne Blichert-Toft the 24th of April 2015. Janne is educated in Copenhagen and is today Director of Research at Ecole Normale Sup√©rieure de Lyon, Laboratoire…

Medical historical society of Jutland becomes Steno-society

The Medical Historical Society of Jutland (Jysk Medicinhistorisk Selskab) is expected to change their name to The Steno Society (Stenoselskabet) at the society’s general assembly, May 6, 2015. After the general assembly two films on Steensen will be shown: the…

Steensen, Stensen, Steno...

Steensen, Stensen, Steno…

In this blog you will find several different versions of Niels Steensen’s name. Why are there different versions, and why have we settled on Steensen as our preferred form? To answer this we turn to Kaspar Kallan’s article, “Wie heisst…