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Spoiler Alert

By | March 1, 2016

How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity

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Chill GPS

By | March 1, 2015

Keeping track of frozen biological samples

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Missing Brains Found

By | December 3, 2014

About 100 human brains belonging to a university collection thought lost have turned up at another campus. 

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More Skeletons in Gov’t Lab Closets

By | September 9, 2014

A search for long-forgotten pathogens at the US National Institutes of Health prompts the discovery of toxins and disease-causing agents.

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Smallpox Vials Found in FDA Storage

By | July 8, 2014

Employees packing up an old storage unit run by the US Food and Drug Administration uncovered 16 forgotten vials of smallpox.

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Keeping Your Cool

By | March 1, 2014

A guide to recent advances in ultra-low-temperature freezers and accessories that can help safeguard frozen samples  

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