There is no escape.

I volunteered for a clinical trial to test the impact of low magnitude mechanical stimulation on bone. To be included in the study, I had to go through several rounds of screening. The first, by interview, was easy. The second was by Dexa scan, to measure the bone mineral density in my lumbar vertebrae and in the head.. read more →

Singing trees.

When I was growing up, any comment about animals and plants having any consciousness or emotion or thought was sure to bring derision, eye-rolling, and rejection from my father. In his eyes, such notions were “unscientific” and “voodoo”. I grew up learning that attitude and enjoyed being judgemental and righteous when I encountered anything in.. read more →