So who is Vomiting Larry?

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Larry, an invention of the Health and Safety Laboratory, is a projectile vomiting robot which was invented to help scientists study how the norovirus is transmitted. Larry’s vomit projections are tracked so scientists can see how far his splashes of vomit fly. This is made easier through the use of a fluorescent dye so that even tiny droplets can be found.

Larry is pretty famous, with numerous video’s  made to showcase what he can do. Check out some of them here:

 

One thought on “So who is Vomiting Larry?

    Lisa said:
    April 7, 2014 at 9:58 am

    That actually made me want to vomit!

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