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Micro Musings…

New Yorker Nov 09

“Can’t you diagnose me with something that you have free samples for?”

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a culture of service…



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Parasitology Supplies


Hardy offers a complete line of parasitology supplies including…

* Filter/funnels
* Stains and reagents
* Rapid test kits
* Microscope supplies
* Transport vials
* Control slides

* Identification guides
* Color atlases

* Culture media for Trichomonas
* Media for Acanthamoeba

Click here for a free guide to all parasitology products, including 11 tips for making better Trichrome slides by Lynne Garcia.

Click here to ask for pricing, a technical consultation, or request samples…

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to fit the way you work…


Hardy stocks every type of inoculating loop imaginable! Nichrome, platinum, disposable, rigid, flexible, calibrated…you name it.

Click here to find the right loop for you.
Click here to request a sample.

Think about it…

The Thinker

  • Why do we wash bath towels? Aren’t we clean when we use them?
  • Is boneless chicken considered to be an invertebrate?
  • Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard?
  • If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?
  • What do little birdies see when they get knocked unconscious?

Foot in Mouth Disease
Quotes they
wish you would forget…


“Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.”

~ Brooke Shields, upon becoming a spokesperson for the government’s anti-smoking campaign


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Did you know?

East Wing
Hardy Diagnostics…

  • Maintains six distribution centers in the U.S. for faster turn around time to your lab.
  • Has served microbiologists like you for 29 years.
  • Is ISO 13485 certified for the manufacture of medical devices.
  • Offers you its technical manual, HUGO , which contains over 4,500 pages of information regarding microbiology.
  • Maintains a worldwide network of over 30 distributors.

Click here to view a recent Corporate Profile.

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Other than his “big hair”,
what was this man known for?

Hint: Often referred to as
the “Father of Microbiology”
Click here to find out…

N95 Masks
Want a better fit and better protection?


Our certified N95 masks have been improved for better comfort, a better fit, and more protection.

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Seeing is Believing?


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A rock pushed by the wind on a dry lake in Death Valley, California. Don’t believe it? Learn more


“Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear.”

Wisdom to ponder…


Walt Disney
1901 ~ 1966
American animator, entrepreneur, screenwriter and director. Winner of 26 Oscars and 59 nominations; more than other individual.

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to
pursue them.”

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

“I have no use for people who throw their weight around as
celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.”

“I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.”

“I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it
was all started by a mouse.”

“I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s
money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.”

“Laughter is America’s
most important export.”

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

“When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to

“You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the
teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”

“Disneyland will never be
completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the

“You reach a point where you don’t work for money.”


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You can find more of Leigh Rubin’s cartoon humor by clicking here for a daily Rubes cartoon.

Signs of our times….


A crosswalk to nowhere?

Advice from the founders…


“The truth is that all men having power
ought to be mistrusted.”

– James Madison, the fourth president of the United States and considered to be the “Father of the US Constitution”

An eyewitness account….


Ever wonder where the tradition of eating turkey on a day dedicated to giving thanks came from? The first Thanksgiving took place 388 years ago. Forget the myths and legends; read two eyewitness accounts of how it really happened!

Inc. Magazine announces…

inc 5000

Nathaniel Graessle, CFO, and Jay Hardy, President

Hardy Diagnostics reaches a milestone in being named among the Inc. 5000 fastest growing businesses in America. Read more . . .