Immune Cell Bank Bets on Future CAR T Success
Immune Cell Bank Bets on Future CAR T Success
The company Cell Vault offers to hold consumers’ T cells for later use, but scientists suggest the service would benefit very few users.
Immune Cell Bank Bets on Future CAR T Success
Immune Cell Bank Bets on Future CAR T Success

The company Cell Vault offers to hold consumers’ T cells for later use, but scientists suggest the service would benefit very few users.

The company Cell Vault offers to hold consumers’ T cells for later use, but scientists suggest the service would benefit very few users.

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Image of the Day: Frigid CellsImage of the Day: Frigid Cells
Image of the Day: Frigid Cells
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 31, 2019
A new cryoprotectant safeguards frozen cells against degradation.
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Jack Gilbert, Rob Knight, Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, and Martin Blaser | Jun 1, 2019
The Microbiota Vault takes a holistic approach to preserving Earth’s microscopic diversity.
Image of the Day: Cryo Corals
Image of the Day: Cryo Corals
Ashley Yeager | Oct 26, 2018
With the help of gold nanorods and a cryoprotectant, coral larvae are brought back to life after cryopreservation.
Researchers Cryopreserve Coral Sperm
Researchers Cryopreserve Coral Sperm
Catherine Offord | Feb 1, 2018
A project aims to preserve samples of the climate change–vulnerable animals for future restoration.
Coral Sperm Banker
Coral Sperm Banker
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2018
Mary Hagedorn is racing to save Earth’s coral reefs by developing techniques for freezing the colonial animals’ gametes.
Zebrafish Embryos Survive Deep Freeze and Quick Thaw
Zebrafish Embryos Survive Deep Freeze and Quick Thaw
Ashley Yeager | Jul 28, 2017
In a first, scientists reanimate the fish using embedded gold nanoparticles that heat up cells by absorbing laser light.
Spoiler Alert
Spoiler Alert
Wudan Yan | Mar 1, 2016
How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity
Next Generation: Precision Blood Rinsing
Next Generation: Precision Blood Rinsing
Molly Sharlach | Nov 25, 2014
A microfluidic device can safely remove glycerol from thawed red blood cells in minutes, potentially making frozen blood more feasible for routine transfusions.
Surviving the Ice Age
Surviving the Ice Age
Sarah C.P. Williams | Sep 1, 2014
A beginner’s guide to freezing and thawing pluripotent stem cells