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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
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.
Wudan Yan | Apr 1, 2015
Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem 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
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
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
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
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
Kerry Grens | Mar 16, 2014
The stiffness of a culture substrate affects the fates of stem cells.
Automation on a Budget
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jan 1, 2014
Solutions for partially automating your cell culture set-up