The Heart of Wine and Heart Health

They tell us that wine, especially red wine, is good for our hearts. Certainly the molecules within wine contribute to our heart’s health. This photomicrograph of a red wine (sangiovese) reveals a heart within wine. Though not all red wines express hearts, those more likely to show us their hearts are organic and biodynamic as this one was. Yet I think that it’s a lot more than...
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Sacred Symbols

I am always reminded of the awesome universe that is within us when I teach or give a presentation that includes photographs from the microuniverse; that people are indeed enthralled by the images. This image – could it be a mandala, a ripple in a pond?  This is a photomicrograph of the molecule that stores energy in our cells.  It is called creatine phosphate or phosphocreatine. For...
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Cellular Intelligence

Looking at cells for decades I continue to learn their secrets and what they can teach us. AND ASK ABOUT WHAT MAKES THEM INTELLIGENT? And what IS cellular Intelligence? One of the most important features of our cells is its fabric or underlying matrix. Within the transparent gel-like substance called the cytoplasm, cells are  managed by thousands of strings, strands and tubes which connect all...
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