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
Scientists in different research fields certainly see the world at different scales. When I was working in a colloidal… Read more Tales of the lab: 5 Size matters
(my own version)
Safety rules are (or should be) universal. When safety issues are raised we are all equal. Aren’t we all “hurt… Read more International Safety Licence?
Experimentalists are in many ways different from theorists. Those behind their lab benches and those behind the black board. Earlier… Read more Experimentalists : trust what you see.
Switzerland is a very conservative place. However, it is also very modern, international, open minded. The culture of perfection and… Read more [She] May be a hundred different things
I was attending a conference when I found a box with stickers. I liked the idea. But then, that one… Read more Stereotypes: how can you be more wrong?
Oscilloscopes! I haven’t used oscilloscopes since what I feel is a century. In reality, maybe 4 years. What I mostly… Read more Tales of the lab: 4 Memories of junior years