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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
Surface Texture Influences Differentiation
Kate Yandell | Dec 18, 2013
The topography of a stem cell’s environment can influence cilia length, which in turn modulates cell signaling and development.
Out, Damned Mycoplasma!
Kelly Rae Chi | Dec 1, 2013
Pointers for keeping your cell cultures free of mycoplasma contamination
Microbial Fuel Factories
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2013
An archaeon takes the first steps toward making a liquid fuel from carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas.