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Designing In Vitro Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier

By | September 1, 2016

Choosing the right model, be it 3-D or 2-D, requires wading through varied cell sources, cell types, and cell culture conditions.


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Becoming Acculturated

By | May 1, 2016

Techniques for deep dives into the microbial dark matter


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Remote Mind Control

By | November 1, 2015

Using chemogenetic tools to spur the brain into action


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Into the Limelight

By | October 1, 2015

Glial cells were once considered neurons’ supporting actors, but new methods and model organisms are revealing their true importance in brain function.


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Compatible Company

By | September 1, 2015

A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind


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In Custody

By | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells

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Eye on the Fly

By | January 1, 2015

Automating Drosophila behavior screens gives researchers a break from tedious observation, and enables higher-throughput, more-quantitative experiments than ever before.


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Picturing Infection

By | January 1, 2015

Whole-animal, light-based imaging of infected small mammals


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Mouse Traps

By | November 1, 2014

How to avoid pitfalls in assays of mouse behavior

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Capturing Cancer Cells on the Move

By | April 1, 2014

Three approaches for isolating and characterizing rare tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream


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