We haven’t had anything tiny and titillating on here in a while. Maybe the “barbed heart” would’ve been better held for Valentine’s Day.
In any case, Rob Kesseler’s work with the minutiae of the plant world—seeds, pollen, fruits—came about through collaboration with scientists at Kew and the Gulbenkian Science Institute in Portugal. And any convergence of science and art is a positive in my book. —MN