The Virtual Laboratory

Essays and Resources on the Experimentalization of Life



The Virtual Laboratory is a platform where historians publish and discuss their research on experimentation in the life sciences, art, and technology.


The Virtual Laboratory collects and presents texts and images concerning various aspects of the experimentalization of life, such as instruments, experiments, sites and people.

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK), Universität Regensburg
Fakultät Medien, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

ISSN 1866-4784