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If you're a woman between the ages of 40 and 70 who works on campus and is covered by any MIT Health Plan or Medicare, you can get your annual mammogram at MIT Medical with no referral and no copay. Watch this video to see MIT Medical's ...
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This letterlocking format was used exclusively by Russian Soldiers during World War II. Sealing the letter shut was forbidden. The format could be easily identified, opened by censors and reviewed, refolded and send forward to the intend...
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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 movements required great discretion: whatever Frederick Henry, the High Commander of the Dutc...
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