Protocols

With the right preparation and a clear plan of action, useful (and beautiful!) cell images can be yours. Find icon-based, step-by-step instructions for common imaging protocols, including tips for a successful experiment, advice on controls, and lists of needed supplies.

Troubleshooting

Many times science can be 1% inspiration, 99% iteration. Part of getting good results is reviewing your less-than-perfect outcomes and figuring out what to try next time. Learn about some of the problems you may encounter, see examples of what it looks like when things go wrong, and get hints for preventing those same problems in the future.

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