3-D cell culture
Speeding Up Stem Cell Growth
Speeding Up Stem Cell Growth
Amber Dance | Sep 1, 2018
Scientists fiddle with formulas to boost the growth of their stem cell cultures.
Image of the Day: Cancer Spheroid
Image of the Day: Cancer Spheroid
The Scientist Staff | May 15, 2018
3-D balls of cells can be used to screen for potential cancer drugs.
Image of the Day: Embryoid
Image of the Day: Embryoid
The Scientist Staff | Aug 11, 2017
Using human pluripotent stem cells, scientists engineered an amniotic sac-like structure, potentially useful for uncovering the elusive cellular signals that lead to infertility.
Location, Location, Location
Location, Location, Location
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 1, 2017
Since first proposing that a cell’s function and biology depend on its surroundings, Mina Bissell continues to probe the role of the extracellular matrix.
The Regenerator
The Regenerator
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 1, 2015
In his search for effective therapies for Parkinson’s disease, Lorenz Studer is uncovering pluripotency switches and clues to what makes cells age.
Orchestrating Organoids
Orchestrating Organoids
Kelly Rae Chi | Sep 1, 2015
A guide to crafting tissues in a dish that reprise in vivo organs
Compatible Company
Compatible Company
Amber Dance | Sep 1, 2015
A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind
In Custody
In Custody
Wudan Yan | Apr 1, 2015
Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells