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2017 Top 10 Innovations

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2017

From single-cell analysis to whole-genome sequencing, this year’s best new products shine on many levels.

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Smoking on a Chip

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2017

A new device from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University simulates the effects of cigarette smoke on human lungs.

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Menstruation on a Chip

By The Scientist Staff | August 30, 2017

This device models the female reproductive tract and might lead scientists to a greater understanding of fibroids, cancer, and infertility.

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Organs on Chips

By Diana Kwon | August 28, 2017

Scientists hope that these devices will one day replace animal models of disease and help advance personalized medicine.

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The Mechanobiology Garage

By Andy Tay | July 17, 2017

New tools for investigating how physical forces affect cells

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Mini-Metagenomics Leads to Microbial Discovery

By Abby Olena | July 14, 2017

Researchers develop a method that combines the strengths of shotgun metagenomics and single-cell genome sequencing in a microfluidics-based platform.

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Top 10 Innovations 2016

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2016

This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.

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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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Bacterial Baddies

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2016

Scientist to Watch Cullen Buie, MIT researcher, talks about his quest to devise a method for quickly determining the pathogenicity of microbes.

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Cullen Buie Parses Pathogens With Passion

By Andy Extance | August 1, 2016

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT. Age: 34

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