Twinkle, Twinkle little stars, how I wonder what you are

Stars don’t twinkle. When light travels through thousands of kilometres, the turbulence of the atmosphere scatters it. As a result, it appears to change in brightness and position. In other words, inferior vision of human eyes make them twinkle. My motive here is not to denigrate the 209 year old nursery rhyme by Jane Taylor;… Continue reading Twinkle, Twinkle little stars, how I wonder what you are

Wish I knew what’s going on in your head

Worried your boss is mad at you? Don’t know what to get your girlfriend for Christmas? Wish you could get a peek at their brains? Look no more! Karl Deisseroth and his colleagues from Stanford are here to rescue you. That’s right they have developed a technique called CLARITY (Clear, Lipid-exchanged, Acrylamide-hybridized Rigid, Imaging/immunostaining compatible,… Continue reading Wish I knew what’s going on in your head