Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Notes from the Underground

Some notable quotes from working as a pipette monkey in a Stanford lab this summer:

From the first meeting with Joe (the ultra-nice PhD): "First, you mix the plasma with something that we like to call 'secret sauce.'"

Joe: "Yeah, you don't really need to add the NAD...it's really more for superstition than anything else."

Joe: "A lot of the protocol is not set in stone, at this point it's still somewhat like witchcraft."

Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and caldron bubble.

Bubble bubble. Toil and Trouble. :-)

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