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Ready, Set, Grow

By | September 1, 2017

How to culture stem cells without depending on mouse feeder cells

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Designing In Vitro Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier

By | 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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Becoming Acculturated

By | May 1, 2016

Techniques for deep dives into the microbial dark matter

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Compatible Company

By | September 1, 2015

A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind

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In Custody

By | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer 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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Automation on a Budget

By | January 1, 2014

Solutions for partially automating your cell culture set-up

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Out, Damned Mycoplasma!

By | December 1, 2013

Pointers for keeping your cell cultures free of mycoplasma contamination

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Buying Cell-Culture Products

By | March 1, 2013

A survey of The Scientist readers reveals who buys cell-growth products from whom, and why.

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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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