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Discovering Novel Antibiotics

By Sandeep Ravindran | February 1, 2017

Three methods identify and activate silent bacterial gene clusters to uncover new drugs

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image: Characterizing the Imprintome

Characterizing the Imprintome

By Amber Dance | January 1, 2017

Three techniques for identifying the collection of maternal and paternal genes silenced in offspring

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image: How to Track Cell Lineages As They Develop

How to Track Cell Lineages As They Develop

By Kelly Rae Chi | December 1, 2016

Sequencing and gene-editing advances make tracing a cells journey throughout development easier than ever.

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image: Using Raman Spectroscopy to Identify Cell Types

Using Raman Spectroscopy to Identify Cell Types

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | December 1, 2016

Improvements in instruments and statistical tools allow the capture and analysis of large data sets.

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image: Assessing the Behavior of Lab Animals

Assessing the Behavior of Lab Animals

By Amber Dance | November 1, 2016

Advances in cage design and monitoring software allow the collection of more realistic data.

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image: Live Imaging Using Light-Sheet Microscopy

Live Imaging Using Light-Sheet Microscopy

By Kelly Rae Chi | November 1, 2016

How to make the most of this rapidly developing technique and a look at what's on the horizon

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image: Mass Spec Analysis of Protein Interactions

Mass Spec Analysis of Protein Interactions

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | October 1, 2016

Using the technique to study how RNA, DNA, lipids, and small molecules interact with proteins

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image: Techniques for Assessing Genomic Copy Number Variations

Techniques for Assessing Genomic Copy Number Variations

By Sarah C.P. Williams | October 1, 2016

As the importance of genomic copy number variations for health and disease becomes clearer, researchers are creating new ways to detect these changes in the genome.

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image: Designing In Vitro Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier

Designing In Vitro Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2016

Choosing the right model, be it 3-D or 2-D, requires wading through varied cell sources, cell types, and cell culture conditions.

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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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