freezing
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.
Microbial Ice-Makers
Microbial Ice-Makers
Jef Akst | Apr 26, 2016
How one bacterium turns water into ice at nonfreezing temperatures
-86°C Select™ Ultra-Low Freezers
-86°C Select™ Ultra-Low Freezers
Norlake Scientific | May 27, 2014
Designed to meet the demanding requirements for scientific and laboratory research.
Rare Fat Keeps Fly from Freezing
Rare Fat Keeps Fly from Freezing
Sandhya Sekar | Apr 30, 2014
Researchers report the first evidence of cryopreservation by an overwintering insect in which stores of an uncommon lipid are critical.
Faulty Freezing
Faulty Freezing
Abby Olena | Nov 5, 2013
Researchers show that tissues are more likely than single cells to suffer damage during cryopreservation because of the tight junctions between cells.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Mar 1, 2013
The Undead, Frankenstein's Cat, The Universe Within, and Physics in Mind
Embryonic Stem Cells Survive Freezing
Hayley Dunning | Aug 16, 2012
Even after 18 years of frozen storage, human embryos can still produce viable stem cells for drug screening and biomedical research.
Campaign Fights Lab Sloppiness
Jef Akst | Sep 28, 2011
"Scientists Against Sample Abuse" aims to raise awareness about the importance of consistency when it comes to handling biological samples.