Top 10 applications: No. 8 A fan of cooling

I have a vision of three local folk in the ancient town of Marathon wandering about in blue and silver striped waistcoats unsure if they are looking cool, but not actually feeling cool. They are probably curious about the horizontal panels in their waistcoat, containing some form of crystals – ‘is this fashion?”, and they…

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Top 10 applications: No.9 Hitting the buffers

David Bruce (DB) Dill of the Harvard Fatigue Laboratory was the first to systematically, explore exercise tolerance in response to the manipulation of blood acid-base balance. His group and several others had first increased blood acidity and noticed a worsening of exercise performance. This led them to developing the hypothesising that increasing basicity would facilitate…

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