"Inflammation is like a chemical storm during which many special chemicals that signal the immune system are released at the site of infection,"
"Studying inflammation is like studying ocean polluting factors. There is so much information and so many different types and consequences that you just want to give up. In this article I am going to attempt to explore the simple truth about inflammation, reducing it, and some ways to prevent it."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.