Month: June 2015

Stirring the Ocean: How the Moon Mixes Things Up Beneath the Waves

Stirring the Ocean: How the Moon Mixes Things Up Beneath the Waves

It is well known that the Moon is responsible for the tides on Earth. The effects of the tides at the Earth’s surface are predictable, but the effects of tides deep beneath the ocean’s surface are not as well understood. Ed Santilli, who recently received…

Need a Mental Incubator? Try your shower!

I am not a morning person. Often, rising from bed seems like harder work than any experiment I will do in the coming day. Coffee helps, but my morning shower is what gets me going. While practicing my hygiene regimen, my sleepy mind awakens. Unconsciously,…

Science Fail Monday: Requiem for a Western Blot

Requiem for a Western Blot: A Haiku on Reversing the Positive and Negative Electrodes Two weeks to prepare It’s time to transfer this gel Data finally? Excitement building Put the wires on backwards Proteins all lost, $%!#   PEER EDITED BY Bailey Peck AND chris givens Follow…