Archive for May, 2012

Dr. Watson, Mr. Holmes and Faraday

May 26, 2012

Apparently, Michael Faraday evaluated two proposals to electrify the lighthouses — one by Dr. Watson and another by Mr. Holmes according to Frank A J L James’ Faraday: a very short introduction. These proposal evaluations happened in 1850s, which is earlier than the appearance of Holmes and Watson in Conan Doyle’s novels!

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A toxin called fructose?

May 22, 2012

Here is a Q&A on the toxic effects of fructose which has all the information you ever wanted (and more)!