Microscope medley

Will you, won’t you? Will you, won’t you? Join the retar-dance???

From pictures to data

Containing the first measurements made with polarized fluoresence. Still 2-D but testing the rudiments of the system.

Double negative

The case of the callow calibration solved!

Red bands of courage

A short and maybe sweet account of further doings at MBL

Marine Biological Laboratory

In which my sojourn at MBL commences.

A star in my roots

Did someone bash me upside the head? I was seeing stars…

Getting maize ready for its close-up

Posting, at last (!) after a few weeks because I wearied of writing about impediments to lab-work. But this past week, I lab-worked. On Monday, I set up maize seed for germination, in the handy rig with the hands. On…

Looking through the window at the pretty cakes

More lab displacement activity


Treading water mainly


We take a break from maize roots and doofuses to deal with X-rays.