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The Truth About Fake Blood – Episode 2

The Truth About Fake Blood – Episode 2

August 15, 2014

In which I discuss the potential breakthrough of using E. coli bacteria to produce a viable blood substitute – with some unexpected input from my mentor, Dr. Abraham Waldman. Read more about the uses of E. coli here.

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E. coli and Synthetic Blood

E. coli and Synthetic Blood

August 14, 2014

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 […]

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Burn Baby Burn!

Burn Baby Burn!

August 14, 2014

What’s up dudes and dudettes? Iggy here. And today, since my co-host Victoria has oh-so-generously allowed me to have my very own space on OUR website that WE share, I get to talk about whatever I want.  So today, I want to talk about burns. Not just any burns. Gnarly, gruesome, I-Can’t-Believe-You-Survived burns. Why? Because […]

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Memo to Students – August 12, 2014

Memo to Students – August 12, 2014

August 13, 2014

As part of my agreement for using Dr. Waldman’s lab, I am required to occasionally post memos from Engle State administration. I’m sure you’ll find the bureaucratic insights of our university scholars to be fascinating and invaluable. – Victoria

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Introducing Victoria – Episode 1

Introducing Victoria – Episode 1

August 12, 2014

For our first experiment, Iggy and I use an electrocardiogram to demonstrate the link between electricity and the heart’s pacemaking function. The results are … memorable. I’ve compiled some background reading on the subject here.

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Animal Electricity

Animal Electricity

August 11, 2014

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 […]

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Happy Birthday, Robert!

Happy Birthday, Robert!

August 7, 2014

Best wishes to our cameraman, video editor, and resident adventurer Robert Walton. Look, Iggy and a few million of his closest friends made you a present. Just be glad it wasn’t a depiction of male anatomy like he usually makes. Sincerely, Victoria

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Welcome to Frankenstein, MD

Welcome to Frankenstein, MD

August 4, 2014

“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 […]

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