Experiments return

Experiments return

In which good vibes and Vibratome vibes are explored.

Swabbing the decks

Swabbing the decks

In which I describe the first stirrings of some new-old experiments.

Breath held

Breath held

In which the joys of numerical analysis are recounted. Learn about the amazing goScript.

Strength in numbers, or so I hope

Strength in numbers, or so I hope

In which a mighty watershed is crossed, from the headwaters of the experiment to the analysis catchment, and the many feelings this arouses described.

Scientist as trucker

Scientist as trucker

Last Wednesday, I drove to Manhattan to pick up an Illumina GAIIx gene sequencing machine (Fig. 1). Arguably, I have never written a sentence less probable. I hardly sequence DNA by the kilo-base, let alone by the giga-base, and driving…

A star in my roots

A star in my roots

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

Getting maize ready for its close-up

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…

Gristlessness

Gristlessness

Treading water mainly

Time course, round 1

Time course, round 1

Lots of graphs! An experiment that is more than fiddling with the system. Actual data!

Dosed!

Dosed!

The debut of fat roots.