under the microscope

The odor of things.

“Smell is the sense most deeply entangled with memory and emotion. It functions as a kind of psychic mortar, binding together all the richness of past experience, such that a familiar scent can instantly overwhelm us with remembrance and feeling. […]

under the microscope

Lifespan on a small Greek island.

The island of Ikaria is a Blue Zone where people regularly live to 100. “But not all Ikariots enjoy the same degree of longevity. Data from the ongoing study shows that people living in the northern part of the island […]