h/t: In the hunt for new antibiotics, the genius of simplicity, by Carl Zimmer on STAT;
(H/T to Belly Button Biodiversity)
In case you cannot see her magnificently author-graphed belle BeLieButton, here is a close-up:
We had a wonderful time last night at Neil Gaiman’s Ocean At The End Of The Lane event! The talk was sparkling, the audience questions interesting, factoids to be investigated further identified ( cheeses to be tried,etc); our signing got drafted early…we left bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. What a pleasure people of the book is!
Unleash the Krater!
…on a tangent: there is an expression in Afrikaans: Om ‘n krater van jouself te maak, which translates to making a bellybutton? of yourself…the Greek definition sounds like more fun.
Hat Tip to the micro biome in each and every belly button, and to the inspirational teeny flightless feathered dinosaur,
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