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Weaving Haplotypes

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The word mitochondrion comes from the Greek μίτος or mitos, meaning thread and χονδρίον or chondrion, meaning granule (thanks! wikipedia). But this isn’t about the mitochondrion itself.  Rather, this is a story about how the genetic information that helps mitochondria Read more ›

Transactional Arts & the Coefficient of Art (Ï•)

This find (thanks Dharmang) describes a history and accounting of the Transactional Arts–which is art, where a transaction is explicitly part of the work. Daniela Plewe’s discussion brings me back to some thoughts and notes I made about Marcel Duchamp’s Read more ›

Public Engagement, Art, and Narration of Science & Technology Development

This was a post that I initially wrote for the ‘Telling Stories’ discussion group that is made up of recipients of the Wellcome Trust’s International Engagement Award.  The group practices public engagement with public health and science from a variety Read more ›