A quiet week at Woods Hole.
And fires get laid and lit at MBL with the summer projects begining.
In which the losses a text suffer from abbreviations and acronyms are chronicled.
In which the joys of numerical analysis are recounted. Learn about the amazing goScript.
In which a mighty watershed is crossed, from the headwaters of the experiment to the analysis catchment, and the many feelings this arouses described.
Where progress is made toward purifying cell walls.
Blogging returns after a 3 month hiatus with a brief account of what happens to cell walls when cells are ground up.
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…
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…
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…