Stress-Induced Chromosome Changes Protect Flies’ Aging Brains
Stress-Induced Chromosome Changes Protect Flies’ Aging Brains
Brain cells in older Drosophila tend to have more than two complete sets of chromosomes, and that polyploidy most likely has a protective function, a study shows.
Stress-Induced Chromosome Changes Protect Flies’ Aging Brains
Stress-Induced Chromosome Changes Protect Flies’ Aging Brains

Brain cells in older Drosophila tend to have more than two complete sets of chromosomes, and that polyploidy most likely has a protective function, a study shows.

Brain cells in older Drosophila tend to have more than two complete sets of chromosomes, and that polyploidy most likely has a protective function, a study shows.

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CAR T Cells Derived from Stem Cells Target HIV Tissue Reservoirs in Monkeys
CAR T Cells Derived from Stem Cells Target HIV Tissue Reservoirs in Monkeys
Berly McCoy, PhD | May 25, 2021
Transplanted CAR stem cells persisted long term and showed multilineage engraftment in tissues that harbor HIV.
Engineered Immune Cells Eliminate Brain Cancer in Mice
Engineered Immune Cells Eliminate Brain Cancer in Mice
Brooke Dulka, PhD | May 25, 2021
Researchers developed a new CAR T-cell therapy that targets specific growth factor receptors in glioblastoma to eliminate brain tumors.
Environmental Cues Keep CAR T Cells on Track
Environmental Cues Keep CAR T Cells on Track
Aparna Nathan | May 25, 2021
Pairing CARs with a synthetic receptor makes T cells more lethal tumor killers.
Optimizing Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting
Optimizing Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with BD Biosciences | Apr 12, 2021
Karen Ersland, David Haviland, and Dagna Sheerar discuss how to obtain the best cell samples possible using fluorescence-activated cell sorting.
Using Multicolor Flow Cytometry for COVID-19 Research
Using Multicolor Flow Cytometry for COVID-19 Research
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 8, 2021
Designing multicolor flow cytometry panels to characterize immunological changes observed in COVID-19 patients.
Precise Spatial Phenotyping with ChipCytometry
Precise Spatial Phenotyping with ChipCytometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 18, 2021
Combining spatial context with multiplexing depth for cell characterization
Investigating the Immune Response Using Advanced Flow Cytometry
Investigating the Immune Response Using Advanced Flow Cytometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 8, 2020
Discover how researchers are using flow cytometry to delve into the inner workings of the immune life cycle!
Focus on Precision: The Importance of Pipetting Accuracy for High-Sensitivity Techniques
Focus on Precision: The Importance of Pipetting Accuracy for High-Sensitivity Techniques
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 22, 2020
Experts will discuss how critical pipetting is to modern high-sensitivity techniques, such as flow cytometry and PCR, and steps to ensure proper pipetting technique. 
Infographic: Trapping Uncultured Bacteria
Infographic: Trapping Uncultured Bacteria
Ruth Williams | Jan 13, 2020
Sequence data from previously uncultured microorganisms provide the information necessary for their capture.
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2016
These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.
Free Flow
Free Flow
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Dec 1, 2015
A sampling of free software for flow cytometry data analysis
Flow Cytometry On-a-Chip
Flow Cytometry On-a-Chip
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jun 1, 2015
Novel microfluidic devices give researchers new ways to count and sort single cells.
In Custody
In Custody
Wudan Yan | Apr 1, 2015
Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells
Sorting Made Simpler
Sorting Made Simpler
Kate Yandell | Dec 1, 2014
A guide to affordable, compact fluorescence-activated cell sorters
Guava EasyCyte™ 12 Flow Cytometer
Guava EasyCyte™ 12 Flow Cytometer
EMD Millipore | Feb 4, 2014
A simple yet powerful instrument for multicolor flow cytometry that offers an intuitive interface and flexible options for a variety of applications.
Hit Parade
Hit Parade
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2012
Cell-based assays are popular for high-throughput screens, where they strike a balance between ease of use and similarity to the human body that researchers aim to treat.
Antibodies User Survey
Christi Bird | Apr 30, 2012
Findings show researchers value quality over low price
In with the New
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2012
There is definitely no shortage of technological innovation in the life sciences.
No Mo’ Slow Flow
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jan 1, 2012
Tools and tricks for high-throughput flow cytometry