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19th Century Shipwreck Beer Could Be Recreated
2012-05-13 05:02:54

Beer discovered two years ago onboard a shipwreck from the mid-1800s could possibly be recreated using living bacteria discovered in the brew, Finnish researchers announced last Thursday.

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2011-02-09 08:05:00

A roughly 200 year old beer, discovered by divers exploring a shipwreck last July, is being studied in an attempt to brew it once again, a group of Finnish researchers announced on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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