Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Superbug Slapdown

Headline in a newsletter I received yesterday:
[The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists] Backs Legislation To Curb Antimicrobial Resistance
Take that, bacteria! viruses! fungi!

Finally -- some fines or jail-time for microorganisms that insist on surviving via evolutionary mutation!

(It is a serious problem; the House bill seeks funding for a public-health plan to better monitor, treat, and prevent infections by drug-resistant bugs.)

Monday, May 25, 2009

Too Much Tension!

A couple missteps early on, then a growing confidence...

...and a big finish!

Susan Boyle moves on to the May 30 (Saturday) finals of Britain's Got Talent 2009.

(And I take some time to figure out this video's narrative tensions ... and map their numerous sensory manifestations in my body!)