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Ready, Set, Grow

By Amber Dance | September 1, 2017

How to culture stem cells without depending on mouse feeder cells


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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.


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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Free Flow

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | December 1, 2015

A sampling of free software for flow cytometry data analysis


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Flow Cytometry On-a-Chip

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | June 1, 2015

Novel microfluidic devices give researchers new ways to count and sort single cells.


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In Custody

By Wudan Yan | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells

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Sorting Made Simpler

By Kate Yandell | December 1, 2014

A guide to affordable, compact fluorescence-activated cell sorters

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Surviving the Ice Age

By Sarah C.P. Williams | September 1, 2014

A beginner’s guide to freezing and thawing pluripotent stem cells


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Set It and Forget It

By Carina Storrs | March 1, 2013

A tour of three systems for automating cell culture


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Hit Parade

By Amber Dance | 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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