Shrink Rays, A Submarine, And A Ride Through The Blood Stream: A ‘Fantastic Voyage’ Into Human Cell Diversity

As if shrunk-down on the miniaturized ship in the Fantastic Voyage with a front-seat, super-magnified view of the inside of the human body, zooming through the blood-stream on your way to fix a blood clot in the brain, you may have started to notice the cellular wilderness around you. Flat, fish scale-like cells line the … Continue reading Shrink Rays, A Submarine, And A Ride Through The Blood Stream: A ‘Fantastic Voyage’ Into Human Cell Diversity

Honey Mustard: Optical Illusions And Linguistic Blindspots

I’ll never forget the moment the essential ingredients of 'honey mustard' dawned upon my brother and I. Groaning and whining, we had thrown our hands up in defeat unable to find a jar of the condiment in our pantry to top off our oven-toasted chicken nugget craving. Then my roommate chimed in: I'm pretty sure … Continue reading Honey Mustard: Optical Illusions And Linguistic Blindspots