Venomous Dragon [Tattoo]

By Carl Zimmer | January 13, 2009 2:33 pm

komodo_dragon_tattoo.jpg Bryan Grieg Fry writes: “Here is my contribution: one of our actual CT-scans of a Komodo Dragon.”

Carl: First came the research. Then came the New York Times article. And then came the tattoo. Behold the arc of science…

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Comments (4)

  1. Sara

    Its so excellent to see him here. He is one of my absolute favorite scientists. (The whole gorgeous thing doesn’t hurt either.)

  2. Why thank you :)

    I’ve updated the back with a mirror image komodo CT scan on the other shoulder blade and also an adrenalin molecule on my spine (as a direct infusion whenever needed! :-) )

    I’ve also blogged about science as art on my blog. To shamelessly plug it, here is the address:


  3. Martin Nagy

    Nice i like komodos. And i would like to have a tattoo of one but i dont know where to look for inspiration can you help me?

  4. Daniel

    I just discovered you on the Discovery Channel. Funny that I have never heard of you before. I am doing my research now. Have fun with the tatts!


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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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