How I fix phones: Behind the Scenes

We take our smartphones for granted, and nobody leaves home without one, but do we really know our own phones that well? Most of us have had a incident when we broke our phone. A trip to the repair shop and your phone is back in service. We don’t really think about what happens to our phones as we leave them, and most of us would just assume it is a form of black magic and sorcery. In this blog post, I will show you how I fix phones, and how you can too. Continue reading

Microfluidics

Microfluidics is a field that has many applications, and applies to many different areas. In modern science, it has been shown in many different fields how sometimes matter behave differently in small quantities. In small volumes, fluids’ mixing and flow patterns change, and allowing for more efficient processing of the fluid. The applications of microfluidics include inkjet printers, cell biology and molecular separation.

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Citizen Science Project- Neuron mapping

EyeWire Logo 3D — EyeWire Wiki CC-BY

Over the past few months, I have been participating in the Citizen Science Project EyeWire, a game designed by Sebastian Seung’s Computational Neuroscience Lab at Princeton (previously in MIT), launched in December 12, 2012 for the purpose of mapping 3D neurons in the retina of a mouse. Continue reading