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Science Gets Homey With Cross-Stitched Germs And Microbes

By Lisa Granshaw Apr 21, 2014

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Alicia Watkins

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“I've got a master's degree in Cultural Production, which boils down to just asking the question ‘but WHY is it this way?’ a bunch of times in a row until you get to something interesting,” Watkins said. “So I especially enjoy responses that go beyond the description of ‘cute’ and begin to ask what it means about crafts, our views of disease, and women and men, and science, that I can stitch a bunch of deadly diseases and make them appear ‘cute.’”

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Lisa Granshaw

Lisa Granshaw is a freelance writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared on the Daily Dot, TODAY.com, Parents Magazine, The Huffington Post, and more. Follow her on Twiiter: @LisaGranshaw.

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