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Falls and art: an evolving story

Glenn Arendts Murdoch, Australia   The Blind Leading the Blind, 1568, Pieter Bruegel, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples Wellcome Collection¬† Coming to rest inadvertently on the ground:1 the World Health Organization (WHO) definition of a fall sounds vaguely patronizing, bordering on disinterested. The human act of staying upright is a complex triumph of the integration of […]

Taste buds

  ¬† Sense of Taste Acrylic on paper, 72x53cm The sense of taste evolved in the earliest vertebrates, subject to different interpretation by organisms. Taste is mediated through taste buds, each supported by a narrow connective tissue papilla from the underlying tissues through which the taste buds get their nerve and blood supply. Each taste […]