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By Ian Tattersall, Rob DeSalle

A very good bottle of wine might be the spark that conjures up a brainstorming consultation. Such was once the case for Ian Tattersall and Rob DeSalle, scientists who often collaborate on ebook and museum exhibition tasks. while the dialog became to wine one night, it virtually unavoidably led the two—one a palaeoanthropologist, the opposite a molecular biologist—to commence exploring the various intersections among technological know-how and wine. This publication offers their attention-grabbing, freewheeling solutions to the query “What can technology let us know approximately wine?” And vice versa.
Conversational and available to all people, this colorfully illustrated e-book embraces virtually each conceivable zone of the sciences, from microbiology and ecology (for an figuring out of what creates this advanced beverage) to body structure and neurobiology (for perception into the consequences of wine at the brain and body). The authors draw on physics, chemistry, biochemistry, evolution, and climatology, they usually extend the dialogue to incorporate insights from anthropology, primatology, entomology, Neolithic archaeology, or even classical background. The ensuing quantity is indispensible for a person who needs to understand wine to its fullest.

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6% in flume water. The amount of water used for fluming is about 6 to 8 pounds per pound of beets, which is comparable to the weight of water used for the sugar cane washing, and temperature of condenser water used for fluming is 104°F (40°C) to 113°F (45°C), or about the same as is used in a cane washing station. However, beets remain a longer time in contact with flume water than sugar cane with wash water. 4 5 McGinnis, Beet Sugar Technology. J . , T r a i t é d e l a F a b r i c a t i o n d u S u c r e .

A. T r o m p , M a c h i n e r y and E q u i p m e n t of the C a n e Sugar Factory. 50 EXTRACTION OF JUICE spot where the crushed cane emerges from the crusher. Hammer mill type shredders like Seabry, Stedman, Jeffrey and Gruendler can efficiently replace two roller crushers, which are now gradually being eliminated from modern tandems. In the last thirty years the use of Gruendler shredder has increased 500 times based on tonnage of sugarcane crushed. This type of shredder requires no more horsepower than conventional and modern type cane knives because it has non-clogging cutter bars and a relief valve that prevents build-up of cane under the shredder, due to irregular feeding of the cane carrier.

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