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May 9, 2013

 

red rose in bloom

A Rose By Any Other Name

As the saying goes, every rose has its thorn. But, what we call thorns are actually not thorns at all.

June 1, 2007

 

a rose stem with thorns

A Rose By any Other Name

Every rose has it's "prickle"? Not quite the phrase we are used to hearing, but actually roses don't have thorns at all!

January 2, 2007

 

macroimage of the skin on the back of a hand

Thick Skin

What does it mean to be "thick skinned"? Why is some skin thicker than other skin?

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