Today’s features include the mitotic spindle – drawn for my good friend Eric Karsenti, retirement parties for proteins, and existential questions upon the fusion of sperm and egg.
As always, feel free to repost and send to friends, citing “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge, http://www.goodsciencewriting.wordpress.com.”
Here’s another in the “mishaps of evolution” series – the way the camel might have evolved without the stress of, for example, natural selection. Enjoy, use, and pass along – just cite “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge” and link to this blog!
As usual, feel free to use and repost. Just cite “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge” and link to this site.
Today’s topic: SARCOMERES, the piston-like structures in striated muscle that permit voluntary movement. Here’s an electron microscope image and diagram of their structure:
And now the process of molecular assembly, which doesn’t always go so smoothly:
This week’s themes: When histone tails order pizza, protein-protein interactions, and a ride on the secretory pathway! Feel free to repost and use, just cite copyright 2016 Russ Hodge and link to this website.
Another set of new cartoons: sorry about the colors; I’ll probably rescan them again soon. The flesh tones didn’t come out well with the scanner settings. As usual, feel free to repost and use, just cite “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge” and post a link to this site!
Here are two new cartoons – feel free to repost and use as you like, just cite “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge” and add a link to this blog: www.goodsciencewriting.wordpress.com.
New cartoons you can feel free to use and repost – especially around your institutes and to any colleagues that might be interested in such things – by citing “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge, goodsciencewriting.wordpress.com.” The first set comes from a new series I’m calling: “MISHAPS from the evolutionary workbench.”
In the following cartoon, resemblance to any living person (for example, my friend Thomas Wienker in his younger days) is completely unintentional.
This week’s themes:
Structural biology, ion channels, and small-molecule screening!
Same rules as always: Feel free to use or repost, if you accompany the image with the citation:
copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge, http://www.goodsciencewriting.wordpress.com.