Grace Tsai

Grace Tsai

Sep 09, 2017

Group 6 Copy 118
0
    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

    Is Mycoplasma bovis maintained in Wyoming pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana) reservoirs?

    Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) is an economically important bacterial pathogen of cattle. We recently documented...

    Saving the Majestic Helmeted Hornbill

    Helmeted hornbills are a conservation icon of the Asian tropical rainforest. These large birds are of major...

    How does the struggle between sexual selection and natural selection drive the coloration of a tropical gecko?

    On animal coloration, sexual selection may promote conspicuousness while natural selection may favor crypsis...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 56 people