Author Archives: Colin Berry

About Colin Berry

Retired science bod, previous research interests: phototherapy of neonatal jaundice, membrane influences on microsomal UDP-glucuronyltransferase, defective bilirubin and xenobiotic conjugation and hepatic excretion, dietary fibre and resistant starch.

My Model 10 – thermal imprinting with white flour onto linen – can account for the curious properties of the Turin Shroud body image

  Summary: added Wednesday 12th July See this image, taken yesterday, Tuesday 11th July (yes,  for me a RED LETTER DAY)  through my new stereomicroscope  (sadly lacking inbuilt image capture hardware) with a hand-held camera. What’s so special about it? See … Continue reading

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STURP: Space-age Technology Unleashing Religious Propaganda!

Posting under construction. More to follow shortly – much more. Watch this space. Yup, this posting will be written in bite-size instalments, over days, probably weeks. ************************* Late insertion: when reading this oh-so-long-and-detailed exposition, please bear in mind the Three … Continue reading

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Comment promoted: what are we to make of the second face on the reverse side of the Turin Shroud?

This comment was supplied by Matt a couple of days ago: Good day Colin, I’ve been reading your blog and you’ve revealed things to me I never knew about the shroud given all the hype that’s out there. Just wanted … Continue reading

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Might those be flecks of congealed wheat gluten one sees on the Turin Shroud? Evidence for unique one-off white flour imprinting?

So what are those flecks (circled?). Read on for a possible answer, one that is TESTABLE, given (hopefully) cooperation from the Turin custodians and the Vatican. Late addition: here’s a ‘clean’ view of the lower half of the above field … Continue reading

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What’s Dan Porter up to these days (Christmas 2016, 1 year after finally closing his Shroud of Turin blog)?

Hello again folks. Here’s an email that I sent yesterday under the title “Anniversaries”  to Dan Porter, host of the high profile but now sadly lapsed shroudstory site.  What’s he been up to I wondered? Hello again Dan I’ve been racking my … Continue reading

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The Turin Shroud – surely the most cunning, dastardly con trick in history (14th century France)

Update: October 29, 2016 Oh dear. I have began to acquire a hunch regarding the Turin Shroud that no one, to the best of my knowledge, has previously suggested before. Er, I now strongly suspect that the fabric is NOT … Continue reading

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Might invisible ink technology (mere child’s play) have been superbly fine-tuned to achieve whole body imaging?

Latest: Sept 9, 2016:  Glory be! This site has finally managed to make it onto Page 3 listings of a Google (UK)  search under (shroud of turin), albeit at or near the bottom! This morning’s screen grab: There I was … Continue reading

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