Scrub a dub-dub

Scrub a dub-dub

An account of scrubbing the sections, and of sputtering.

Experiments return

Experiments return

In which good vibes and Vibratome vibes are explored.

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?