Cover Photo: An image of hands in the dirt

How I Tricked Myself Into Thinking I’d Be Better off as Dirt

Maybe at the end of my conscious existence, my body would be useful as nutrients.

This is Better Living Through Chemistry, a column by Ariana Remmel on how atoms and molecules can help us explore our lives.

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Ariana Remmel is a science writer and journalist based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Their work has appeared on the radio with stations KQED and KSQD, and in print with Nature and Chemical & Engineering News.