The amazing Luhan Yang is the young cofounder behind Egenesis, a biotech company working to engineer personalized organs for drug screening and transplantation. Her company is using genome engineering technology based on Cas9, the genetic engineering tool she studied while getting her Ph.D. at Harvard.
“If you write just about one type of person, not only is that boring, not only does that deprive people of other points of view, it is also just false. It’s not what the world looks like. You should try to write about the world that’s there, because that’s the interesting one.”—
Joseph Fink, who’s p good at writing, I think. (from this week’s Philadelphia Weekly)
“A soul mate is not the person
who makes you the happiest, but the one
that makes you feel the most.
Who conducts your heart to bang the loudest,
who can drag you giggling
with forgiveness from the cellar they locked you in.”—Sierra DeMulder, excerpt from “Unrequited Love Poem” (via cigares)