Fruit Baby Comparison

[Sorry about the accidental partial draft that went up earlier. Had the publication dates mixed up. It was a late night! -Gail]

I realize that my blog already meanders quite a bit, but I read an article recently that I feel compelled to share. I may decide later that I was way off base with this, but it’s rare for me to see science articles so well-written, well-illustrated(!), and, well, interesting. It was written by Robert Krulwich, Science Correspondent for NPR. In it, Krulwich declares:

Aging = Drying

Say what? This correlation had never crossed my mind, but it’s such a novel idea. And apparently the evidence is pretty straightforward. Here’s a water baby to look at while I explain.


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