Voltage Clamping Xenopus Oocytes

We have all heard that research is about things not working. How you cope with it, however, is a completely different issue. Wise (wo)men say that the key to coping is patience. This is in no way a simple instruction because “patience” is one of the trickiest words with a diverse range of definitions. Journey… Continue reading Voltage Clamping Xenopus Oocytes

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