Research Fodder March 27, 2013
- Danshamptons.com — Goody Garlick: The True Story of the Woman Tried for Witchcraft in East Hampton
“Ah, Garlick, you jeered me when I came to your house to call my husband home. You laughed and jeered me, and I went crying away. Oh, you are a pretty one!…Send for Garlick and his wife…I would tear her in pieces and leave the birds to pick her bones!” And it went on and on. The women tried to cure her of the witchcraft that befell her with oil and sugar. They gave her some cough syrup. Soon after, a metal pin fell out of her mouth.
- (Warning- Blood) Veti-Gel Stops Bleeding Instantly – Video – TechNewsDaily.com – YouTube
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- A Doctor Hacks His iPhone To Detect A Parasite That Plagues Billions | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation
The resulting microscope (iMicroscope?) was able to detect parasite eggs in stool samples with nearly 70% accuracy (the normal microscope gets it right 87% of the time), and was able to detect some worms with up to 80% accuracy.
- An animal to feed your eco-car
The marine animal tunicate can be used both as biofuel and fish food, according to prize-winning Norwegian research.
- Killing hackers is justified in cyber warfare, says NATO-commissioned report | The Verge