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Flying insects in hospitals carry superbug germs

June 24, 2019/0/0/

British researchers trapped more than 20,000 flying insects at seven hospitals and found that 9 out of 10 carried potentially harmful levels of infectious bacteria such as E. coli, salmonella and staphylococcus. More than 50 percent of the bacteria were antibiotic resistant.  Read the full story…

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Immunocompromised patient in study dies after fecal transplant due to acquired ESBL E. coli.

June 17, 2019/0/0/

Immunocompromised patient in study dies after fecal transplant due to acquired ESBL E. coli.

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Vaccines: How Bad is the Risk?

May 20, 2019/0/0/

Another impressive educational video from the folks at Kurzgesagt. They do amazing work. “Vaccines are one of our best tools to prevent dangerous diseases, but they come with side effects. So would it be safer not to vaccinate? This video has been supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.”

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Healing Blade: Defenders of Soma Finalist in the 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards

April 9, 2018/0/0/

Nerdcore Medical’s infectious disease card game, Healing Blade: Defenders of Soma, was listed as a finalist in the 2018 Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards, in the health category. There were nearly 1,400 submissions in 12 categories.  The Healing Blade card game idea was conceived of by Drs. Arun Mathews and Francis Kong, as a […]

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In Which a Study is Stymied

November 3, 2017/0/0/

Another cartoon by David Malki! “You on the Bronze Age diet?”

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In Which the Species is Bettered

November 2, 2017/0/0/

Been reading Watermark cartoons lately, by David Malki! Occasionally he dips into medical concepts, such as… life expectancy. Small pox, anyone?

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New Website!

February 18, 2016/0/0/

Thanks to Gigawatt Graphics for our new website! As you can see, we are expanding our vision to cover an array of new products. We will have lots of new items implemented in our webstore soon, plus the amazing Healing Blade: Defenders of Soma card game, which is currently being manufactured. Stay tuned!

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Do Real-Time Achieving Games Aid Productivity?

November 17, 2013/0/0/

Before I begin, I have to disclose that this idea was stolen from my girlfriend (with permission). Additionally, it is an idea that I practice often, which I used to do daily, and solely based on personal experience with no medical evidence. So the question that I pose is: do real-time achieving games aid your […]

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The Art of Storytelling

November 11, 2013/0/0/

Centuries ago when print did not exist, when paper did not exist, when composition of written language did not exist, there was something else by which history was passed on — and that was oral tradition. Spectacular stories of history were transferred from one generation to the next by word of mouth, passed down from […]

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Games for Science

January 24, 2013/0/0/

Great article from The Scientist magazine about science and gaming. Games for Science

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