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Compatible Company

By | September 1, 2015

A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind


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Flow Cytometry On-a-Chip

By | June 1, 2015

Novel microfluidic devices give researchers new ways to count and sort single cells.


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In Custody

By | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells

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Sorting Made Simpler

By | December 1, 2014

A guide to affordable, compact fluorescence-activated cell sorters

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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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Hit Parade

By | December 1, 2012

Cell-based assays are popular for high-throughput screens, where they strike a balance between ease of use and similarity to the human body that researchers aim to treat.



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