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The Great Big Clean-Up
The Great Big Clean-Up
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2015
From tossing out cross-contaminated cell lines to flagging genomic misnomers, a push is on to tidy up biomedical research.
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.
Know Thy Cells
Know Thy Cells
Jenny Rood | Apr 20, 2015
Nature journals will ask authors to authenticate cell lines used in manuscript submissions starting next month.
Top 10 Innovations 2014
Top 10 Innovations 2014
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2014
The list of the year’s best new products contains both perennial winners and innovative newcomers.
Banking on iPSCs
Banking on iPSCs
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2014
A flurry of induced pluripotent stem cell banks are coming online, but they face significant business challenges.
Banking on iPSCs
Banking on iPSCs
Kerry Grens | Jun 30, 2014
A flurry of induced pluripotent stem cell banks are coming online, but they face significant business challenges.
Virus Detected in Human Cell Line
Virus Detected in Human Cell Line
Kerry Grens | Jun 4, 2014
A line of human fetal glial cells is infected with a human polyomavirus, researchers report.