Spring Beckons US – II

Basil’s Twist’s The Rite of Spring. Basil Twist, one of America’s premier puppeteers, is preparing a piece to Stravinsky’s world-shaking ballet score “The Rite of Spring” for the Carolina Performing Arts festival “The Rite of Spring at 100,” in Chapel Hill. At the end of February, I went to a deconsecrated church in Bushwick to see how the rehearsals were going. The church was unheated, with … Continue reading Spring Beckons US – II

With time, it all goes, goes away

Avec le temps Avec le temps, va, tout s’en va On oublie le visage et l’on oublie la voix Le cœur, quand ça bat plus, c’est pas la peine d’aller Chercher plus loin, faut laisser faire et c’est très bien Avec le temps… Avec le temps, va, tout s’en va L’autre qu’on adorait, qu’on cherchait sous la pluie L’autre qu’on devinait au détour d’un regard … Continue reading With time, it all goes, goes away


Compounds present in exhaled breath can act as a “fingerprint” for individuals, scientists say. These “metabolites” represent the waste products of the body’s chemistry – but their uniqueness had never been shown. Read more on BBC’s website *** Abstract: “The metabolic phenotype varies widely due to external factors such as diet and gut microbiome composition, among others. Despite these temporal fluctuations, urine metabolite profiling studies … Continue reading Metabolomics