The Sciences

Love By The Numbers [Science Tattoo]

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerApr 19, 2010 4:51 AM


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Josephine writes, "My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer on Valentine's Day. Happy V-Day, right?? She, being the eternal matriarch of the family, called each child individually and told us the news. She is VERY upbeat and positive, and so we are, too. I am a mathematics major in college and when she told me the news, my sister and I both wanted tattoos in her honor. At first I wanted a blue whale, it being her favorite animal, but I went with a heart curve. In mathematics, as I'm sure you know, there are 6 heart curves. This is just one of them, and the least 'busy.' I am proud to display it on my right forearm for my mother through this trying time." Click here to go to the full Science Tattoo Emporium.

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