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  • This is right across the hall from my office. I see a scene like this many many times during the week, yet I can't shake off that gut reaction I get every single time... the one that screams "there is a killer virus floating in the air and it's going to infect you!".

    These people are not even working with living organisms, but with inert nanochips!

    It's just funny how our bodies keep their preservation instincts so sharp :)
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