Science in everyday life —
news, comment & fiction

I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: surprises from the world of science, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research lab.

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Wordle Cousins

Starting Words & Strategies… Wordle Cousins are enjoyable games in their own right. And my Wordle blog was so well received that I can’t help offering you tips for playing what I call Wordle Cousins. These are games inspired by … Continue reading

Wordle Tips, Trivia & Tactics

Wordle pattern

Plus, Starting Words for Quordle and Squareword… Wordle hit the media just as we needed some post-pandemic therapy. Today’s blog is an ode to Josh Wardle’s brilliant game, with trivia, tips and especially, tactics to enhance your fun. Distinctive Features … Continue reading

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding Is Sketchy, Prevention Largely Guesswork… Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), is the most serious health threat facing seniors. Today’s blog will use the terms dementia and Alzheimer’s interchangeably, because AD accounts for 60 to 80% of all dementia. Dementia … Continue reading

COVID-19 No-Vax Reasons

no-vax reasons

A Psychological Perspective… No-Vax reasons puzzle everyone I know. We understand misinformation. We understand making decisions that harmonize with friends and family. And we understand saying “no” to vaccines as a protest against many other things that cause us despair … Continue reading