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Software for Image Analysis

By Amber Dance | August 1, 2016

Profiles of five programs for quantifying data from Westerns, dot blots, gels, and colony cultures


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Composite Endpoints in Clinical Trials

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

There’s a right way and a wrong way to boost the statistical sensitivity of this type of clinical studies.

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The Genetic Components of Rare Diseases

By Kelly Rae Chi | July 1, 2016

Techniques for determining which genes or genetic variants are truly detrimental


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Enhancing Vaccine Development

By Wudan Yan | June 1, 2016

Using proteomics methods to inform antigen selection

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Making Micromotors Biocompatible

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | June 1, 2016

Researchers are developing potent ways to fuel and control the movement of micromotor devices.


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Screening with CRISPR

By Kelly Rae Chi | June 1, 2016

Ever-improving CRISPR-based tools are already ripe for large-scale genetic screens.

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Becoming Acculturated

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | May 1, 2016

Techniques for deep dives into the microbial dark matter


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Scaling to Singles

By Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2016

Tips for tracing transcription in individual cells


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Pulling It All Together

By Kate Yandell | April 1, 2016

Systems-biology approaches offer new strategies for finding hard-to-identify drug targets for cancer.


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Dial It Up, Dial It Down

By Kelly Rae Chi | March 1, 2016

Newer CRISPR tools for manipulating transcription will help unlock noncoding RNA’s many roles.


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