I won't beat around the bush - Today was a lesson on why undergrads should not compound their mistakes. It began well with all processes inline to finalize the extraction of nucleosomes. However, I allowed the beaded solution to run too long, and it dried out. So at the beginning of the 3 hour processes to restore the solution, the delicate tube was cracked, setting us back even further. The only consolation was that the separation of the DNA experienced a set back, so there will be a chance to catch up tomorrow. Until then, time to read. Foreign factor out.