Author: mike

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Never Being Kissed

Villagers don’t kiss anymore in a corner of Democratic Republic of Congo hit by the deadly and highly contagious Ebola virus.People began falling ill in April in Kampungu, Western Kasai province, centre of an...

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Nifty!

Piclens, a browser plugin, turns any page of thumbnails (such as Google’s Image Search) into a full-screen slideshow with a Flickr style. This is easily the coolest thing I have seen for a browser...

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Dr What?

(Short) White coat in hand, I am now, apparently a “junior member of the medical profession”. Which at this stage seems to mean that I should try to refrain from freaking in random bars...

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Phlebotomised!

Post-pre-med, day 4 has come and gone. Tuesday was administrivia for the most part, Wednesday was more of the same with some explanations of faculty structure and an intro to the surprisingly secure medical...

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Post-Pre-Med, Day 1

Today was the first day of the “pre-term” session, which mainly consists of starting by telling everyone how wonderful they are to be becoming doctors and to have been selected and all that stuff,...