Do you often get lost in the tedium of day-to-day research? Have you forgotten the passion and curiosity that drove you to science in the first place? As biologists we are privileged to be asking the big questions and probing the mysteries of nature.
That our jobs actually involve messing around with DNA, looking inside single-celled organisms to watch how its proteins move or other similarly mind-boggling interactions with the stuff of life is both humbling and exciting. And the fact that so much remains to be discovered about the basic processes of life, not to mention the impact these discoveries could have on our society, is overwhelmingly inspiring.
Get a refill on your enthusiasm for science by watching this fantastic video produced by the Symphony of Science project:
And if you like what you see, check out even more awesome videos on the Symphony of Science website!
Calculations can be the bane of laboratory work. Therefore, I have always looked for easy methods for getting the math done. Here are several different ways to calculate primer concentration depending on the starting material. For all calculations, let’s assume we have 22 nmol of a DNA primer containing 16 bases. From lyophilized powder Primers […]
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