I miss Italian gelato
I miss Portuguese tarts
I miss Spanish churros
I miss Belgian waffles
I miss Egyptian sugar cane juice
I miss Moroccan mint tea
I miss French croissant
I miss Dutch frittes
I miss Russian blin
I miss travelling and eating good food…
Patience child, patience. Remember, life is a journey. If you got everything you wanted all at once there’d be no point to living. Enjoy the ride, and in the end you’ll see these “set backs” as giant leaps forward, only you couldn’t see the bigger picture in the moment. Remain calm, all is within reach; all you have to do is show up everyday, stay true to your path and you will surely find the treasure you seek.
The interior of a Eukaryotic Cell, from the outer membrane through the cytosol to the nucleus. All molecular structures are colored by their function; the cytoskeleton is blue, membranes are green, ribosomes are purple, RNA and spliceosomes are pink, DNA and nucleosomes are yellow. This cell is producing antibodies, all steps of the process are visualized in order from the bottom to the top of the image.
First DNA is transcribed to RNA, and the RNA is spliced before leaving the nucleus through a nuclear pore. Translation begins when the RNA becomes bound to a ribosome, which converts the genetic sequence to a linear protein. The proteins are folded and sorted inside the Golgi Complex, and then packaged into vesicles by the geodesic Clathrin Assembly. These vesicles are pulled along microtubules by kinesin motors. The vesicles then fuse with the outer membrane, and the antibodies are released into the bloodstream.
Illustration by David Goodsell