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Ready, Set, Grow

By | September 1, 2017

How to culture stem cells without depending on mouse feeder cells

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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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Mouse Traps

By | November 1, 2014

How to avoid pitfalls in assays of mouse behavior

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Automation on a Budget

By | January 1, 2014

Solutions for partially automating your cell culture set-up

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