Finally, after a long, long delay, I have escaped grave peril to create for you Episode 4 of Stir-Fried Stochasticity.  Today’s topic is my excuse for the year-long delay between Episode 3 and Episode 4, and (more importantly) the microbiological practice of “Heat-Fixing” and its purpose, and the ability (or inability) of “heat-fixing” to render microscope slides of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria sterile and safe to handle.

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  1. mom says:

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    I always enjoy hearing you even if it is a bit weird. You should have been a science teacher. Today’s kids don’t get enough science and I think you make it enjoyable enough for them to understand it and even enjoy it!

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