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Orbweaver devouring a grasshopper. Photo credit: Joe Hanson, It’s OK to be Smart Growing up, I was never into girlish hobbies like weaving or crocheting, but I’ve actually found a new purpose for these skills as a doctor. In our quest here on Frankenstein, MD to be on the cutting edge of the medical profession, we […]
“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?” — Edgar Allan Poe You may have heard that our friend Robert Walton, the camera man and video editor for Frankenstein, MD died last week from injuries sustained in a […]
If you’re watching my show, and I assume you are, you know that Iggy and I have embarked on a sleep deprivation study. Of course medical students are not the best subjects for such a study- we get far fewer hours of sleep than the normal adult – but Iggy informs me this study is […]
One of the topics I’ve been fascinated with lately is the difference between paralytic and anaesthetic agents. I think a lot of people confuse the two, and I want to set the record straight as we prepare to head into our next experiment in episode 3 of Frankenstein, MD. If you’re already lost (or your name […]
The second episode of Frankenstein, MD features Escherichia coli, commonly known as E. coli, a strain of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of people and animals. While it doesn’t have the best reputation thanks to cases of food poisoning, this versatile micro-organism can be used for all sorts of fascinating things. By inserting recombinant […]
Hi everyone. I’m very excited to release the first three episodes of Frankenstein, MD, the web series that challenges assumptions and pushes boundaries in the fields of science and medicine. In our first experiment, my partner Iggy DeLacey and I explore the connection between electricity and the source of life itself. And I’ve got all […]
“To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.” –Isaac Newton Hello everyone! I’m Victoria Frankenstein and I’m excited to announce the launch of my new show, Frankenstein, MD. Each episode, I’ll be bringing you an adventure from the cutting edge of the […]