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Tips on how to surmount the challenges of working with CRISPR to manipulate genes in human stems cells to study their function in specific diseases or to correct genetic defects in patient cells.

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In Custody

By | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells

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Surviving the Ice Age

By | September 1, 2014

A beginner’s guide to freezing and thawing pluripotent 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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Set It and Forget It

By | March 1, 2013

A tour of three systems for automating cell culture

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Creative Emulsification

By | November 1, 2012

Enhancing data collection from emulsion PCR reactions: three case studies

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PCR Usage and Preferences

By | November 1, 2012

Quantitative real-time technology dominates the market today but digital PCR is on the rise.

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Stemming the Toxic Tide

By | September 1, 2012

How to screen for toxicity using stem cells

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Microbiology Goes High-Tech

By | June 1, 2012

Out with toothpicks and pipettors; in with automation.

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Little Squirts

By | February 1, 2012

A road map to liquid-handling solutions on the market

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