03 December 2009

Object #6 Fetal Rat

"Lord God of test-tube and blueprint
Who jointed molecules of dust and shook them till their name was Adam,
Who taught worms and stars how they could live together…"

-Norman Corwin
From the prayer from "On a Note Of Triumph"

A stained fetal rat from a scientist and friend who uses the rats in his cancer research. The almost fully developed beautiful bone structure has been stained to better show the bones. Red where bone have developed and blue-purple where there is cartilage or not fully developed bone. Not everyone cup of tea, but…