Carrots, carrots, carrots, in a man

Another slight boost for the metaphor “you are what you eat”: “Carrot man: A case of excessive beta-carotene ingestion,” Randy A. Sansone [pictured here, in black-and-white] and Lori A. Sansone, International Journal of Eating Disorders, epub March 19, 2012. The authors The authors, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, report, about their report: “In this […]

Seeing carrots under the microscope – hallucination or true perception?

We have previously wondered why some people see food when they look under the microscope. Although the reason(s) for this curious behavior may currently elude full explanation, we report a case of humans seeing carrots under the microscope: The nuclei of a predominantly childhood tumor – medulloblastoma – seem like carrots when seen under the […]