Man Path, Weed Sea

In 1989, a new plant was discovered on the M50 highway in Worcester, England. It's Cochlearia Danica, also known as Danish scurvygrass, a tiny weed in the family Brassicaceae, described by Linnaeus more than 200 years ago…

With or Without Borders in Science

This is a reflective article targeting the following comment made by Sivin, serving as the term paper for In Dialogue with Nature. “So long as there is variation of such magnitude in the balance between the cognitive, practical, normative, and social dimensions of science, such words as “international” and “universal”…

Painfully Grows

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve posted anything on this website. I could find countless excuses for that, but overall it should not have happened. I’ve spent the past six months on campus in Hong Kong, and it was “a fruitful…

Unfixable Anxiety

It's been over half a year since I first got on campus, and my precious time as an innocent freshman has clearly passed. Before there is such thing as college life to enjoy due to the pathetically contagious status quo,  I have to face a somewhat realistic problem. The contradictory…

From the Former Dreamer

For a long time, I had been seeing myself not as an award-winning high school graduate with a promising future, but a fool who had screwed every single chance to win a better title. That is part of the reason why I named myself Zepto, a unit prefix in the…