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The price of that wish ≒ a prelude to demise, a HIVE of souls ≒ moving VIBES

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Killers Rising: Candida Auris

28 Dec 2019 1 minute read comments Leonis

           That PSA has been up for months in the department. And yet, I still have not come across a culture with possible Candida auris. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the organism, it is one of the latest worries under the CDC watchfu...

Practical Microbiology: Strep Typing

21 Dec 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

Beta-hemolytic streptococci (BHS) can cause a lot of issues in patients. At work, we have dedicated cultures for screening Group A (strep throat) and Group B Strep (labor). Of course, they can cause infections in other parts of the body.          Unl...

A Night in the Lab

12 Dec 2019 3 minute read comments Leonis

Some Pixabay image            It's another night at the job when I received a phone call from the floor in regards to a test. For the record, I work in the microbiology department in the hospital lab. The conversation would often go something like...

Increase your RNG: Discolock

8 Dec 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

If you have played enough card games, you would know RNG is a factor in every game. This is why cards that help you draw specifics, or tutors, are very powerful. They increase the consistency of your deck. For the most part, consistency correlates wi...

ULog#39: Thanksgiving 2019

7 Dec 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

It's that time of the year again!          Snow has already visited several times this month. In fact, they are falling as I type out this post. The holidays can be both a blessing and a curse, but I would rather focus on the positive side of it all....

The Future with Smart Materials

19 Nov 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

Back to the video I mentioned in my last post, the second part of it was about smart materials.              In the video, the type of smart material falls under "photomechanical" material. As the name suggests, it is responsive to light. Blinds...

The Future of 3D Printing

14 Nov 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

What would the future be like in the next decade or two? Twenty years ago, I had not imagined powerful personal computers in our mobile phones. And the world continues to move along with or without us noticing.          Sometimes, you learn about new...

Popular Decks: Secret Mage

11 Oct 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

Secret Mage is one of my favorite archetypes to play since One Night in Karazhan. It wasn't a polished deck when Secret synergies involved only cards such as Avian Watcher. Secret Mage did not become a deck of its own until Mean Streets of Gadgazen....

Practical Microbiology: Gram Stains

15 Sep 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

Gram stains are some of the most basic microbiology tools in medicine. The idea is to give clinicians clues of the nature of the infection. They can give preliminary treatments on the patients as needed. Then, the lab can perform more detailed sensit...

Countertop Appliances: Air Fryer

10 Sep 2019 2 minute read comments Leonis

Sometimes, kitchen appliances don't receive enough love from us. Many times, we take them for granted until, well, we can no longer use them. Sounds like many things in life, eh? One of my favorite appliances is the air fryer. I have mentioned about...