“In the frontal view, delicate, 3-dimensional (3D) anatomic structures require special photographic skills. Lighting is crucial for detail rendition and 3D reproduction of the nose, and for apparent photographic bias.” The observation is provided by authors Benedikt Strub, Konrad Mende, Claudia Meuli-Simmen, and Stephan Bessler in a new paper for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, entitled: […]
Artifical Nose Progress
For some people, mention of the phrase ‘Artificial Nose’ would probably conjure up notions of the many types of electronic aroma sensors currently in use. Say, e.g. NOSE II But these are by no means the only type of ‘Artificial Nose’. Take, for example the artificial nasal cavity built by J. T. Kelly, A. K. […]
Kissing and the Common Cold?
Valentine’s Day always brings the question “Can you catch a cold by kissing?” A 1984 experiment gave this answer: “Casual social encounters or kisses between infected and susceptible individuals are probably unlikely to result in the transmission of rhinoviruses.” Here’s kissing data from the experiment. The citation and further quotations appear below it.