Tilda Swinton. How could I not bring her to mind when fashioning Alecto? "Slowly, Alecto came into view. Her presence felt big and consuming in the smallness of the room. The sunshine coming through the windows fought to have a place against Alecto’s darkness."
"Last week, we learned that Brittany Wenger, 17, created a computer "brain" that can diagnose breast cancer with 99% sensitivity. Last year, we learned that Angela Zhang, also 17, developed a nanoparticle that can be delivered to the site of a cancerous tumor, where it kills cancer stem cells. I'd say the future is in very good hands." (Click through for article on Angela.)