Semicolons &
Other Ways to Connect

The creative works and global adventures
of an international neuroscientist.


  • An Introduction

    July 10, 2019 by

    One must still have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star. — Friedrich Nietzsche To be a good scientist, you have to be curious, adventurous, and restless. Curious because something must drive you so strongly to demystify nature that you dedicate your life to it. Adventurous because you must try to answer… Read more

  • Yamaimo – Gooey Japanese Yams (Aarhus, Denmark)

    January 26, 2020 by

    The local Chinese store was out of daikon so my husband (knowingly) bought a root that looked similar. He thought it would either be a good substitute or a good adventure. The root is long like daikon but with a thin brown skin and roots, like many potatoes. Cutting into it revealed a gooey substance… Read more

  • How to eat a pinecone (Aarhus, Denmark)

    January 23, 2020 by

    Some kinds of pinecones are edible, but how do you prepare them? I discovered the answer to this question when I found pinecones for sale at my local grocery store. Read this post for easy instructions and a fun reveal.

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