Grace Tsai

Grace Tsai

Jul 19, 2018

Group 6 Copy 198
-4
Please wait...

About This Project

Were sailors actually ship-shape--or were they truly a sickly bunch? Find out with us! We are replicating shipboard food using the exact ingredients and methods from the 17th century. Then, a transatlantic voyage is simulated by storing the food in casks and keeping them on Elissa, the 19th century tallship. The nutritional and microbiological data from this project will offer a glimpse into the unique food situation, health, and daily life of past sailors.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Low cost snake antivenom for Asia, Africa and South America

Death by snake venom in India, Africa, and South America are substantial. Traditional antidotes are prohibitively...

Using Gene Therapy to Target and Treat Cancers

Non-coding RNAs regulate levels of gene expression in cells, meaning that we now have a unique tool that...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 56 people