As students, researchers, and professors put down their pipettes to visit family or relax over breaks, some researchers take advantage of mostly empty labs to get work done, Stat News' Karen Weintraub writes.

Amy Rommel, a postdoc at the Salk Institute, tells her that usually long waits for using the tissue culture hood or slide scanner evaporate over the holidays.

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