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GlucoSense: A low-cost glucometer and strip system for diabetics in resource-poor settings. The Clemson University team of Tyler Ovington, Alex Devon and Kayla Gainey are developing the Glucosense glucometer system that could impact t...
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Amalia’s letter to Eleonore de Volvire is one of condolence, as Eleonore’s husband, François de l’Aubespine (1584-1670), Marquis de Hauterive-Châteauneuf and governor of Breda since 1639, has just died. The black sealing wax and black fl...
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Elizabeth Stuart used ciphers, special codes that need a key to unlock them, to hide information from prying eyes. So far seven of her keys, typically alphabets of 24 letters – in seventeenth-century script i/j and u/v were interchangeab...
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Most of Elizabeth Stuart’s letters are holograph, or in her own hand. Secretarial letters were the most likely to be intercepted and opened in the expectation of politically useful content within. From the moment of her husband's death i...
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2.0g gum arabic crystals 10.0g of oak galls 2.5g iron sulfate 1. Dissolve the gum arabic in water making a light, sticky solution, set aside. 2. Crush two galls (they look like nuts) with a hammer. Place them in a litre beaker a...
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Writing an early modern letter was often a co-operative enterprise, and a queen might just as well delegate the entire job to her secretary as dictate it to him. Here Sir Francis prepares a letter for Elizabeth's approval, writing the co...
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Complete with silk floss and wax, this is on of the smallest pleated letters known to exist. Keeping Amalia von Solms informed of her husband's mental deterioration required great discretion: that Frederick Henry, the High Commander of t...
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MITEI Energy Colloquium with Jairam Ramesh, Former Indian Minister for Rural Development, Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Abstract The revival of rapid economic growth is an urgent imperative for India. At the same time, it is ...
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