Denis Pombriant is a retired, board certified, medical technologist.

Elizabeth Holmes, copyright New York Times

Understanding Elizabeth Holmes’ guilt is as easy or as difficult as knowing what a femtoliter (fL) is. It’s an impossibly small volume, 10–15 liters, for comparison a milliliter is 10–3 or one one-thousandth of a liter. A femtoliter is fivefold smaller…

The populat host of “The Reidout,” Joy Reid. Source MSNBC.

I love Joy Reid. I love her show on MSNBC, “The Reidout”. I love the way she focuses on long neglected stories like those dealing with white supremacy and other topics the majoritarian press covers from arm’s length. …

Two covid vaccines share a common thread that might account for blood clotting in rare cases.

Note: I am not a doctor and am not advising anyone on a particular course of action. This piece is intended to inform the general reader.

Arrows point to small purple dots on micrcoscopic exam. These are platelets.

The common thread between the Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine…

There’s a worthwhile story in the New York Times about the invention of collage, that art form many of us experience in grade school that involves safety scissors that don’t really cut and glue that seems to get everywhere but on the object in question. Ah! Happy days!

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Denis Pombriant

Researcher, author of multiple books including “The Age of Sustainability” about solutions for climate change. Technology, business, economics.

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