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Sperm Shadows

By | January 1, 2013

Tracking the shadows cast by sperm reveals their precise 3-D movements.

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Stem Cells from Blood

By | December 3, 2012

Researchers develop a practical technique for deriving stem cells from routine blood samples.  

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High on High Content

By | December 1, 2012

A guide to some new and improved high-content screening systems

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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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Microchannel Masterpiece

By | December 1, 2012

A precision microfluidic system enables single-cell analysis of growth and division.

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Creative Emulsification

By | November 1, 2012

Enhancing data collection from emulsion PCR reactions: three case studies

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Timing Turnover

By | November 1, 2012

Two-tone fluorescent tags track the movement and life span of proteins within living cells.

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Long and Rocky Roads

By | November 1, 2012

From basic research to beneficial therapies

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Softness Indicates Metastatic Cells

By | October 15, 2012

The tenderness of cancer cells squeezed by a special apparatus can help pinpoint the ones most likely to spread the disease.

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Analyzing a Genome per Day

By | October 2, 2012

Technology company Knome unveils a machine it says will "break the bottleneck" in the interpretation of human genome data.

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