This story just cracked me up! Gel photography with a cell phone? Can it work?
So here's what happened:
In Mo Bio we've been working on cutting the pAMP we purified from our super sweet transformed E. coli JM 109 cells with BamH I and Hind III and then electrophoresing to compare our results against negative and positive controls to see how we did. But after bathing the gels in ethidium bromide we discovered - eeek! - no photography paper. So we tried taking pictures with our phone:
But we couldn't get the furthest and... Read more