Greek and Latin

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/003Greekandlatin.mp3 Where do all those strange words come from? Anne Renwick discusses how she often uses Greek and Latin roots to name her various contraptions. SHOW NOTES A Book About Nicholas and Alexandria...

Bioluminescence

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/002Bioluminescencewebsite.mp3 Anne Renwick discusses bioluminescence (with a brief detour to fluorescence), her hands-on experience with it, and how it illuminates the dark nights in The Elemental Steampunk World....

An Origin Story

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/001Origin.mp3 Anne Renwick discusses the original opening for THE GOLDEN SPIDER, taking you behind the scenes for a glimpse of her Gross Anatomy experience and what crept into her first book. SHOW NOTES Femur...

On Location – In Pursuit of Dragons

Doune Castle lies northwest of Edinburgh in Stirlingshire just outside the small town of Doune. Famous for being a location in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, as you walk the grounds, you hear quotes from the movie called out. “Fetchez la vache!” And I...

The Dark Soul Martini

With everything turning up red, white and pink in February, some might prefer a darker tone. To that effect, I present The Dark Soul Martini, an alternative drink for the month. To ensure I provided you with the best possible cocktail, I turned to a close friend whose...

Sock Mitosis

Sock Mitosis Sock Mitosis (Cell Division Part 1) This year, my teenager is taking AP Biology. Though he took Biology in 9th grade, he’s forgotten a lot of the details. Including the differences between mitosis and meiosis. Yes, I quizzed him. I’m evil that way. He...

Sock Meiosis

On to MEIOSIS. This is where things start to get messy. Like a teenage boy showed up and threw a week’s worth of socks all over his room… but I digress. So in the case of meiosis, the body is interested in making eggs (and sperm) that are different from each other....

How To Stick a Man To the Wall

How To Stick a Man To the Wall In Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) one of the earlier topics covered is the skeletal system. When we examine the pelvis (comprised of two ilia, the sacrum and the coccyx), questions about differences between men and women always arise....

Alcohol Dehydrogenase or Don’t Bet on the Woman

Remember that awesome scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark where Marion Ravenwood drinks a man in her bar under the table while customers place bets all around her? Well, they were right to wager against her. Your average woman (and admittedly, Marion is not average)...

Birth Control Pills Can Do What?

Birth control pills solve a lot of problems for us, the most obvious being control over if and/or when we have children. They’re useful for a variety of other things too, but that’s not under discussion here today. What is? How they can alter a woman’s sense of smell...

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