“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.” Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Worrying news last month for the bagpipe fraternity. A lack of hygiene and poor
cleaning of an instrument probably led to a fatal case of bagpipe lung or hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Mould and fungi accumulated within the instrument were considered to be the
cause. For those few readers who do not regularly play bagpipe reels please
enjoy this link.