Archive for August, 2014

Eli to Victoria: It’s a Boy

Eli to Victoria: It’s a Boy

August 30, 2014

A video message from my friend Eli recorded last week – evidence of external factors skewing the results of my drug trial experiment.

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Frozen Rats – Episode 6

Frozen Rats – Episode 6

August 29, 2014

Iggy and I thaw a rat.

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Drug Trial Log: Days 2-9

Drug Trial Log: Days 2-9

August 28, 2014

I asked Rory and Eli to keep thorough, detailed journal entries for the duration of the drug trial so I could track their results. Below are their attempts to be both detailed and thorough. -Dr. Victoria Frankenstein, MD

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Mind Control Rats – Episode 5

Mind Control Rats – Episode 5

August 26, 2014

Iggy DeLacey and Dr. Waldman help me demonstrate optogenetics with a rat. Read more about Iggy’s slime molds here.

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Mind-Blowing Movie Scenes

Mind-Blowing Movie Scenes

August 24, 2014

FADE IN on a close up of an eyeball. At first, only the pupil can be seen, but we slowly zoom out to reveal the whites of the patient’s eyes. Each is attached to a metal clip which draw the lids back. We continue to zoom out to reveal a large metal contraption on the […]

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Ask Iggy – Episode 1

Ask Iggy – Episode 1

August 22, 2014

You asked your science/medical questions (or, y’know, you will eventually) and I, Frankenstein, MD co-host Iggy DeLacey, have delivered! Check out the first installment of “Ask Iggy” for your recommended dose of weird science facts! Tweet me your questions at @IggyDeLacey and use the hashtag #AskIggy  

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Magnetic Brain Stimulation – Episode 4

Magnetic Brain Stimulation – Episode 4

August 22, 2014

Iggy DeLacey helps me demonstrate Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. See Robert’s favorite movie scenes depicting brain stimulation.

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Slime-azingness!

Slime-azingness!

August 21, 2014

Friends, Romans, Lovers of Science, I’m writing about something very near and dear to my heart today. In this post,  I introduce you to a living organism so astonishing, so mind-blowing, so freakin’ AWESOME, that I doubt your abilities to truly comprehend the sheer magnitude of its intricate loveliness. Presenting…the noble slime mold! As science […]

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Memo to Students – August 20, 2014

Memo to Students – August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014

The latest from Dr. Waldman, who apparently didn’t notice my rigorous hand-washing regimen before and after my hemoglobin demonstration. – Victoria

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Anaesthetics vs. Paralytics – Episode 3

Anaesthetics vs. Paralytics – Episode 3

August 19, 2014

Eli Lavenza and Rory Clerval help me demonstrate the difference between anaesthetic and paralytic drugs. No childhood friends were harmed in the making of this video. Don’t forget to read up on paralytic and anaesthetic agents here.

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