Tag Archives: bilirubin

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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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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Yet more Mickey Mouse science (despite a Google top-ranking).

Carlo Goldoni (sadly RIP *) Google top-ranking paper (see note at end of this posting) The Shroud of Turin and the bilirubin blood stains International Conference on The Shroud of Turin: Perspective on a Multifaceted Enigma Sponsored by the Shroud … Continue reading

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The jerk replies…

Don’t you just love those posts on The Other Site that start with:   “A reader writes”,  allowing someone to get in a few backbiting remarks behind a veil of anonymity?  Here’s the latest in the genre:   “Does Colin Berry … Continue reading

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Yes, the elaborate blood stains on the Shroud were indeed a true work of art, Dan Porter…

  Still more baiting and needling from The Other Site Under the heading:  “Reality- get real Colin Berry”,  Dan Porter writes: “And then I think about Colin Berry’s statement: . . . Any real blood on the Shroud of Turin … Continue reading

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The Turin Shroud: Spotlight on a particular ?-mark stain. Some call it blood; I call it CLACK…

I need a name for this, and other similar features on the Shroud that have prematurely (in my view) been labelled as “blood”, despite the everlasting strong red or red-brown colour. This particular stain is handy – reminding one there … Continue reading

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