I think you will laugh. But seriously, isn’t there a little bit of martial arts in electron microscopy? Especially in… Read more Tales of the lab 13: The art of electron microscopy
There are some days where nothing is working, when you try to do your best, but no matter how careful… Read more Tales of the lab 12: The emotional lab
This year once more, the Nobel Prize in physics and chemistry was attributed. This year once more, the Nobel Prize… Read more The big men of physics and chemistry.
He is sitting at his bench, looking at his sample, pipet in hand. Singing. She is operating the high pressure… Read more Tales of the lab: 11 Snapshot
It is easy to get data. It is easy to get ideas. But it is much more difficult to get… Read more Tales of the lab: 10 designing an experiment
This is the topic of a short podcast by the mineralomics master (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9PljOaz1k0): how to find the specific questions of… Read more Tales of the lab: 9 How to find the question?
It is hard to define what is a typical day in research. In my case, it can be a combination… Read more Tales of the lab: 8 To do lists
Whether you need a chemical, an electrical wire, or if it is your turn to refill the stocks of consumable:… Read more Tales of the lab: 7 Shopping
“Jede Verallgemeinerung ist eine Ubertreibung”. Every generalisation is an exaggeration. Our German teacher in prep classes told us to use… Read more Tales of the lab: 6 International experience