The most beautiful experiment in biology.… Read More DNA replication in a hundred words
In this new snippet series, I am going to talk classics. Classics in biology.… Read More Classics in biology
Some say serendipity in science is all about luck. What do you think?… Read More Lucky scientists rule?
What is metadata and why is it important? How can its quality be improved?… Read More Playing FAIR with sequencing experiments
This essay I wrote several months ago to take part in the competition from The Lasker Foundation. Although the essay did not win, I would like people to read it. I wrote about a man, a very special scientist, whose story inspired me. Please, feel free to become inspired too. In Swedish language there is… Read More A man on fire
Like many people, I often avoid exposing myself to politics. Political discourse has, amidst the rise of Populism, become highly polarized. Reading heated debate between the so-called left and right is extremely draining and an unnecessary demand on my sanity as I survive life as a researcher. Where the topic of political discussion is more… Read More Off in the Distance: Horizon Europe and Why you Should Care
Would you like a printed copy of your heart?… Read More Biology printed in 3D
Perhaps it will not be too long before we can hear a completely paralysed person saying, “oh it’s a bit cold outside”, the moment he/she relaxingly walks out of the house on a quiet winter morning, wearing an exoskeleton suit.… Read More Can you hear me?
Biology. It was the worst thing that could exist, or so I thought.… Read More Biology almost lost me
A new mass spectrometry based technique can be used to map the location of thousands of proteins in the cell simultaneously, shedding light on different proteomic cell states in health and disease. Isabel Hofman The omics era has made analysis of total genomes or transcriptomes to answer diverse scientific questions routine. However, while the proteome… Read More X marks the spot: new proteomic technique pinpoints protein locations