Science Tattoo Friday: Holiday Edition

By Carl Zimmer | November 20, 2007 2:36 pm

neuron tat.jpg "This neuron tattoo was done a few months ago. When I was 18, my dad passed away from Lou Gehrig’s, which is a disease of motor neurons that innervate muscles. His battle with neurodegeneration helped me decide on a career in medical research, and I am currently pursuing my PhD in Neuroscience."–Lindsay

I fell behind on my Friday uploads to the Flickr site. But the tattoos keep coming. We’re up to 97…so if you want to be tattoo #100, email me soon.

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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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