Lab new year resolutions

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Lab new year resolutions

January 11, 2021 by Vicky Hatch

It’s that time of year again. Time to tell yourself you will do things. The things you keep meaning to do, but you don’t. January – the month...

Under the Microscope: What is PCR and how is it used to detect SARS-CoV-2?

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Under the Microscope: What is PCR and how is it used to detect SARS-CoV-2?

December 4, 2020 by Michael Weiner

What is PCR? Polymerase Chain Reactions (PCRs) are often used in research to amplify genetic material, and, as a scientist, you probably don’t give the process a second...

Five things to be thankful for in your science-world

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Five things to be thankful for in your science-world

November 26, 2020 by Joanna Patterson-Cross

Many Americans think of Thanksgiving as the start of the holiday season and use it as a time to reflect on what they are thankful for in their...

Virtual conferences: friend or foe?

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Virtual conferences: friend or foe?

November 23, 2020 by Katya Mameishvili

Apart from the ‘aha’ moments, one of the biggest excitements in science is traveling to conferences and sharing your findings with other scientists. You get to present your...

Twitter tips for Academics: how to tweet about your publication

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Twitter tips for Academics: how to tweet about your publication

September 21, 2020 by Katya Mameishvili

In the previous article of this series, we discussed the benefits of tweeting your next publication and preprint, such as expanding your paper’s reach and boosting citations. Here...

Under the Microscope: what are DNA, RNA, and proteins?

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Under the Microscope: what are DNA, RNA, and proteins?

August 28, 2020 by Michael Weiner

What are DNA, RNA, and proteins? “Well, that’s easy,” you may be thinking. “DNA is made from four bases, is in the shape of a right-handed double helix,...

Under the Microscope: A Journey Beyond the Lab

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Under the Microscope: A Journey Beyond the Lab

August 11, 2020 by Michael Weiner

The aim of “Under the Microscope” is to take you on a journey beyond the lab. Discover more in this introduction.

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