cell culture
Prostate Organoid from Stem Cells
Prostate Organoid from Stem Cells
Jef Akst | Jul 30, 2015
Researchers construct a 3-D cell model of the prostate gland and use it to show that BPA exposure may increase the risk of cancer in the organ.
Seeded by Weeds
Seeded by Weeds
K. John Morrow Jr. | May 1, 2015
More than 50 years after cross-contamination of cultured cell lines was recognized, the problem continues to plague the scientific community.
In Custody
In Custody
Wudan Yan | Apr 1, 2015
Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells
Stemming Genetic Changes in Cultured Cells
Stemming Genetic Changes in Cultured Cells
Ashley P. Taylor | Feb 25, 2015
Researchers report an association between culture conditions and genetic changes in stem cells over time.
Culturing Changes Cells
Culturing Changes Cells
Kerry Grens | Feb 3, 2015
Within days of their transfer to a dish, a certain epigenetic mark vanishes from mouse cells.
Electromagnetism Promotes Pluripotency: Study
Electromagnetism Promotes Pluripotency: Study
Kerry Grens | Oct 23, 2014
A paper published last month claims that electromagnetic exposure facilitates cell reprogramming, but some scientists question the evidence.
Virus Found in Sf9 Cell Line
Virus Found in Sf9 Cell Line
Kerry Grens | May 22, 2014
A government lab finds a novel virus present in cell lines used for therapeutic production that were thought to be virus-free.
Week in Review: March 17–21
Week in Review: March 17–21
Tracy Vence | Mar 21, 2014
Protein appears to protect stressed neurons; vitamin A’s lifelong effects on immunity; stem cells influenced by substrates; supercharged photosynthesis through nanotechnology
Stem Cells Remember Substrates
Stem Cells Remember Substrates
Kerry Grens | Mar 16, 2014
The stiffness of a culture substrate affects the fates of stem cells.  
Automation on a Budget
Automation on a Budget
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jan 1, 2014
Solutions for partially automating your cell culture set-up