Blog blockage

Blog blockage

In which the joy of polarized light microscopy is alloyed by recognizing a blue big blistering blunder

Sky pilot

Sky pilot

I tell the tale of a preliminary, or pilot, experiment. The ‘sky’ comes in as I spend time looking out the window from my office. Sea too.

Number weaving

Number weaving

In which the week’s progress is recounted and as a bonus I invent a good term for calesthenics with numbers.

Light blog

Light blog

A quiet week at Woods Hole.

Bloggery

Bloggery

Blogging returns after a 3 month hiatus with a brief account of what happens to cell walls when cells are ground up.

A wee dram of data

A wee dram of data

What do you call a woman who drinks too much? … … A dram queen. OK ok, sorry, couldn’t resist, on with the tales of lab dram. This week, I slipped the traces of the computer and pulled the lab…

Measure for measure

Measure for measure

This week, I have been measuring. This sounds as though I have been holding up a ruler to measure how high my plants have grown, or perhaps putting a dozen leaves on a balance. But no, I am using a…

Kandinsky cells

Kandinsky cells

In which I describe experiments that produced cells looking rather like a Kandinsky print. Is this an Art-ifact?

Set your diSPIMs to stun

Set your diSPIMs to stun

In which I regale the reader with tales of the diSPIM

Factlets

Factlets

Lots of careful measurement reveals a couple of … factlets.