Like a skilled workman, the cell maintains “An array of tools, each one finely tuned.”
If, like me, you’ve got a bottle of fish oil capsules in your refrigerator as a health supplement, you can thank Dr. Dyerberg.
Cells are equipped with sensors that recognize touch and respond accordingly. They can even reach out to other cells with nanoscopic tunnels and share parts.
Without this ensemble of fitness in nature, there would be no wood, no fire, no metallurgy, no modern technology.
It’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s the idea here.