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Dec 17, 2012

Featured Video: Dancing Pipettes

Featured Video: Dancing Pipettes

This video will cheer you up during long hours at the lab this holiday season.

  • GEN brings you the best, most informative and/or entertaining biotech-related videos on the web!

    You've seen videos of houses decked out in lights, blinking to the tune of Christmas music. But have you ever seen your pipettes dancing to music in your lab? No, it's not a hallucination—Greg Emmerich created this video of "pipetimation" that will tickle your fancy, even if you have to work late in the lab over the holidays. 

    To watch the video, click here.



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