Saturday, February 17, 2024


 From now on, I shall refer to microbes as “microbeasts”. 

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Free vector vector blue rod-shaped bacilli bacteria flying chaotically in white space
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Thursday, January 4, 2024


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A recent article in the New York Times talks about the production and culinary use of different kinds of salt. It's a reasonable article, as far as it goes: