Michael A. Castello, MD, PhD

Child Neurology resident, neuroscientist, companion, technology enthusiast (carbon & silicon-based varieties), avid learner, passionate advocate.


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  • Review: LEGO Technic 42083 Bugatti Chiron
    In this review for BZPower, my brother and I build LEGO’s second take on a supercar.
  • How Tech Can Help Science
    My technical problems often involve physical limitations.
  • Masks and Breathing
    Here’s a nice anecdotal follow-up to those mask objections I wrote about. Remember, even if it did demonstrate that a mask “cut oxygen levels,” that is not the same order of magnitude of problem as spreading a disease like COVID-19. Doctor Runs 22 Miles Wearing Face Mask to Show it Doesn’t Cut Oxygen Levels.
  • Objections to Prevention
    A rundown of objections to COVID-19 prevention strategies, and why those objections are wrong.
  • Rule In, Rule Out
    Looking at false positives, false negatives, and what that means for COVID-19 testing.