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Artist’s rendition of two X chromosomes in blue, with a glowing orange line swirling around one.
Male and Female Stem Cells Derived from One Donor in Scientific First
Studying otherwise identical XY, XX, X0, and XXY pluripotent stem cells will allow researchers to investigate sex-based differences in greater depth.
Male and Female Stem Cells Derived from One Donor in Scientific First
Male and Female Stem Cells Derived from One Donor in Scientific First

Studying otherwise identical XY, XX, X0, and XXY pluripotent stem cells will allow researchers to investigate sex-based differences in greater depth.

Studying otherwise identical XY, XX, X0, and XXY pluripotent stem cells will allow researchers to investigate sex-based differences in greater depth.

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Patient-derived colon organoids from a healthy individual
Generating Mini-Guts for Drug Screening
The Scientist Creative Services Team and MilliporeSigma | Dec 16, 2022 | 4 min read
Human gut organoids facilitate precise disease modeling and power high-throughput drug development efforts.
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Climate Change, Deforestation Drive Bat Virus Spillover Into Humans
Amanda Heidt | Nov 17, 2022 | 4 min read
Bats that experience food shortages due to climate change and habitat loss end up roosting in urban settings, where they shed more of the deadly Hendra virus. 
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Colin Carlson Works to Predict and Prevent Viral Spillover
Catherine Offord | Jul 18, 2022 | 3 min read
The Georgetown University biologist studies how climate change contributes to the emergence of new zoonotic threats.
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Reprogramming and Applications
Technique Talk: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Reprogramming and Applications
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 27, 2022 | 1 min read
Ritu Kumar will discuss how derivation of induced pluripotent stem cells from somatic cells has revolutionized regenerative medicine.
Explore tissue-specific organoid protocols
Building Better Organoids
Bio-Techne | Aug 17, 2021 | 1 min read
Explore tissue-specific protocols for growing organoids from primary tissue or stem cells.
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Technique Talk: Redefining Mouse Transgenesis with CRISPR-Cas Technology
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 9, 2021 | 1 min read
Learn how CRISPR-Cas technology has revolutionized the creation of transgenic mouse models.
Monitoring Organoid Growth in Real Time
Sartorius | Jul 30, 2021 | 1 min read
Automated live-cell analysis simplifies organoid research.
Exploring Single Cell Analysis of Organoid Models: An Expert Panel Discussion
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | May 20, 2021 | 1 min read
Experts in single cell techniques will discuss their use in organoid models and answer audience questions.
Infographic: The Value of Scaling: PSC Suspension Cultures
Thermo Fisher Scientific | Mar 17, 2021 | 1 min read
As research and therapeutic applications for pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) grow, so does the need to reliably and cost-effectively generate large numbers of high-quality cells.
Vaccine Exemptions May Allow for Large Measles Outbreaks
Abby Olena, PhD | Aug 21, 2019 | 4 min read
Mathematical models reveal that current vaccination rates in Texas schools could pave the way for the virus to spread to hundreds of people.
First Genetic Screen of Pigs Using ENU
Ashley Yeager | Jul 14, 2017 | 3 min read
Using the mutagenic chemical N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea, researchers confirm the role of a gene in a piglet deformity and identify potential models for human diseases. 
Image of the Day: Imitation Intestines
The Scientist Staff | Mar 12, 2017 | 1 min read
This 3-D model of human intestinal cells could help scientists develop new antimicrobial drugs and therapeutics.
Predicting Zika’s Potential Path
Bob Grant | Mar 17, 2016 | 2 min read
The mosquitoes that carry the virus could spread to US cities this summer, with travelers returning from Zika-infected regions contributing to the disease’s spread.
Opinion: New Models for ASDs
Alysson R. Muotri | May 13, 2015 | 3 min read
The study of mini “brains” in a dish, derived from patient cells, offers a novel approach for autism spectrum disorder research.
Organoid Biobank
Kerry Grens | May 11, 2015 | 2 min read
From the tissue of numerous colon cancer patients, researchers build 3-D cultures of tumors.
Homo Minutus
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 1, 2014 | 4 min read
A miniature platform with multiple organ-on-a-chip constructs aims to speed up drug discovery—and create better transplants for patients.
Desktop Human
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 30, 2014 | 1 min read
Meet the researchers behind ATHENA, the project that aims to create a system of linked model human organs that may revolutionize drug development.
Diseased Heart Chip
Jef Akst | May 12, 2014 | 2 min read
In the latest iteration of organ-on-a-chip technology, researchers develop an in vitro model of functioning human heart tissue with an inherited cardiovascular disease.
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