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Compatible Company

By | September 1, 2015

A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind


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Messages in the Noise

By | August 1, 2015

After spending more than a decade developing tools to study patterns in gene sequences, bioinformaticians are now working on programs to analyze epigenomics data.


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In Custody

By | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells

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The Sooner, The Better

By | July 1, 2014

New approaches to diagnosing bacterial infections may one day allow the identification of pathogens and their antibiotic susceptibility in a matter of hours or minutes.


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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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Out, Damned Mycoplasma!

By | December 1, 2013

Pointers for keeping your cell cultures free of mycoplasma contamination


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Buying Cell-Culture Products

By | March 1, 2013

A survey of The Scientist readers reveals who buys cell-growth products from whom, and why.


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Set It and Forget It

By | March 1, 2013

A tour of three systems for automating cell culture


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Limber LIMS

By | January 1, 2013

Using laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to automate and streamline laboratory tasks: three case studies

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Creative Emulsification

By | November 1, 2012

Enhancing data collection from emulsion PCR reactions: three case studies



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