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Cell Command

January 30, 2013/0/0/

Just learned about an educational science game called Cell Command. You start out clicking on codons to make amino acids, then you’re in a mitochondrion adding P to ADP, and pretty soon you’re helping the cell be selective about what it allows through its membranes. Neat learning tool for kids, and well produced: Cell-Command Demo

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Vibrio cholerae

January 29, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Vibrio cholerae are poisonous Lords that excrete a potentially lethal toxin into Soma’s aqueduct, causing massive and frequent surges down the waterway. There are several types of V. cholerae that can induce such turbulence to Soma. They enter Buccal Bay free living in the water, as well as on the ships […]

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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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Apothecary Profile — Gentamicin

January 22, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Gentamicin is an old timer of the Apothecary Army. Like many of his fellow Apothecaries, he strikes down Pestilence armies by inhibiting the beasts’ abilities to produce the very building blocks of life. He is impervious to even extreme heat, and is effective against a wide range of Lords, mostly of […]

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Superheroes of Science: A Retrospective Translational Inspiration into Action Figures

January 20, 2013/0/0/

Superheroes have always permeated into the lives of children with their charismatic personalities, amazing super powers, and pure awesomeness. What started as a historical catalyst of inspiration for generations of people has quickly turned into an integrated facet in our American culture. As we examine superheroes in this context of the American culture, some examples […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Neisseriea mengingitidis

January 15, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Neisseria meningitidis are cerebral sorcerers that target the residents of Sententia and their lines of communication that coordinate all of Soma. They can enter through Buccal Bay, but rather than continue down the aqueduct as do Pestilence agents that ride in with the aquatic life, N. meningitidis veer down the Pharyngeal […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Legionella pneumophila

January 8, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Legionella pneumophila are potentially fatal Lords who are quick to take advantage of Soma’s lush resources. They live and multiply within the protection of giant jellyfish-like creatures that live in the water surrounding Soma, and search for similar habitats upon entry to Soma. They allow themselves to be taken up by […]

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NerdcoreLearning

January 2, 2013/0/0/

So we here at NCL are huge fans of John D. Boswell a.k.a Melodysheep. He is the creative spark behind science infused chocolatey auto-tuned goodness. We’re so in love with his work that we’ve decided to do a series of blog posts based on the subjects of his videos. The Melodysheep crew’s latest project is […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Listeria monocytogenes

January 1, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Listeria monocytogenes are the most dangerous of the Lords that enter through Buccal Bay on the backs of its aquatic inhabitants. If it successfully enters Soma’s boundary, there is a good chance the island world will not survive. There are 13 different L. monocytogenes armies that pose a threat to Soma. […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

December 25, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are some of the most feared Lords that haunt Soma. They evolved from their close cousins, Staphylococcus aureus, to evade the attacks of an entire legion of Apothecary warriors.  And if those Apothecaries that can defeat the dreaded creatures do not act swiftly, MRSA have the power […]

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