Tag Archives: alan d adler

Mr. Barrie Schwortz, President of STERA Inc: please stop proselytizing narrative-driven so-called science.

Apologies to early birds: I shall be composing this posting in real time.  Yes I know I should be assembling in draft mode, and only hit the Send button when complete and polished. But I’m more a comments than posting … Continue reading

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Here’s what Alan D. Adler could (should?) have done to investigate the porphyrins of those anomalous Shroud bloodstains.

Posted a minute ago to Dan Porter’s shroudstory.com site. It should be self-explanatory (I hope so since I’m busy with other matters for the next day or two with only occasional internet access). Hopefully the visual aids will be of … Continue reading

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Dear Royal Society. Time maybe to take a hard line on those who peddle Turin Shroud pseudoscience?

This is the Last Post (cue one mournful trumpet) on this site, although comments are still welcome, critical ones included (provided the criticism is not intended to be purely destructive, and is preferably constructive and non-abusive). If it’s a summary … Continue reading

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OK, so there is bilirubin in the Shroud bloodstains (or so we are told). But how much precisely?

Important update: Thursday 25th October:  This comment  appeared a short while ago from the formidable Kelly Kearse ( amusingly self-styled “card-carrying immunologist”) on Daniel Porter’s shroudstory.com site: Click on the #1 (blue) link below to see just the comment: I … Continue reading

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The Turin Shroud: but for the pseudo science it would have been dismissed long ago as a medieval fake

This is the new title for my blog. The previous one (“Casting a critical eye at the Shroud of Turin”) was OK for starters, but with well over 100 postings covering a wide range of aspects – chemical, physiological,  image … Continue reading

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