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 my brother and I recognized the essential ingredients of 'honey mustard'. 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. ‘I'm pretty sure we have some honey and mustard,’ … Continue reading Honey Mustard: Optical Illusions And Linguistic Blindspots