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Developing Homogenous 3D Neural Cultures for High Throughput Screening
Brain region-specific spheroids help scientists find new compounds to treat opioid use disorder and more.
Developing Homogenous 3D Neural Cultures for High Throughput Screening
Developing Homogenous 3D Neural Cultures for High Throughput Screening

Brain region-specific spheroids help scientists find new compounds to treat opioid use disorder and more.

Brain region-specific spheroids help scientists find new compounds to treat opioid use disorder and more.

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Cartoon of a turtle inside of an ice cube.
The First Turtle Organoids
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | May 13, 2024 | 5 min read
Herpetology meets hepatology as scientists develop new tools for exploring how turtles survive freezing, oxygen-poor environments.
Red cells encased in cyan webbing. 
Fetal Organoids Generated From Human Amniotic Fluid
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | May 3, 2024 | 6 min read
A minimally invasive strategy for creating fetal organoids could facilitate precision medicine in the womb.
Optimizing Organoid Culture for Development and Disease Modeling
Optimizing Organoid Culture for Development and Disease Modeling
The Scientist Staff | 1 min read
Discover how to grow mini-organs for the advanced investigation of in vivo processes.
An image of cells with the center stained green and some cells stained magenta over a black background.
Growing Milk-Secreting Mammary Organoids
Sneha Khedkar | Mar 29, 2024 | 3 min read
Mammary organoids derived from mouse embryonic stem cells could offer clues into mammary gland developmental origins and help researchers study breast cancer.
Decoding the Cellular Secrets of the Endometrium 
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Jan 16, 2024 | 3 min read
Endometrial organoids and single cell analyses helped uncover the molecular mechanisms of a rare uterine condition.
A scientist cultures organoids in a multi-well plate filled with red cell culture media
Understanding the 3D Cell Culture Revolution
Rebecca Roberts, PhD | 6 min read
3D cell culture techniques closely mimic in vivo conditions, generating more accurate data for disease modeling and drug toxicity testing.
Infographic showing placenta development
Infographic: Early Placenta Development Sets the Stage
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 2 min read
During early pregnancy, the placenta remodels the uterine environment to support fetal growth
3d rendered medically accurate illustration of a human embryo anatomy
The Ephemeral Life of the Placenta
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 10+ min read
Recent advances in modeling the human placenta, the least understood organ, may inform placental disorders like preeclampsia.
A microplate with pink or blue solution in different wells.
High Throughput Screening Models Ramp up Lead Discovery
The Scientist | 1 min read
Fast, automated, and relevant biological tools and technologies help researchers hunt for more hits.
Image of pancreatic organoids under a microscope with immunofluorescent staining
Pancreatic Organoids Take the Stage
Laura Tran, PhD | Dec 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Meritxell Huch tackled her pipedream of growing three-dimensional pancreatic tissue in a dish.
Conceptual image of scientific advancement depicting a large spherical object and wire frame image of a running human.
Organoids: The New Frontier
The Scientist | Nov 22, 2023 | 1 min read
Explore the latest in organoid production for studying development, disease, and drug screening.
Using Brain Organoids in Human Health and Disease Research
Using Brain Organoids in Human Health and Disease Research
The Scientist | 1 min read
Learn how scientists across life science and engineering disciplines join forces to build brain organoids that mimic neurodevelopment.
A three-dimensional rendered image of neuron cell network on black background.
Assembloids Unlock the Roles of Key Neurodevelopment Disease Genes
Aparna Nathan, PhD | Sep 27, 2023 | 3 min read
Brain-like tissue grown in a dish mimics critical periods for development and reveals how it can go wrong.
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Time Traveling Mini-Brains on a Mission to Conquer Space
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Jun 1, 2023 | 5 min read
Alysson Muotri launched brain organoids into outer space and found that microgravity enriches our understanding of brain development and disease.
Discover the foundations and future of organoid research technologies.
Levitating Organoid Cultures to Reach                                   Higher Research Heights
LevitasBio | 1 min read
Scientists turn to technologies that uplift organoid research, from the first intestinal organoids to the future of scaled-up screening.
A normal human liver organoid (left) stained with blue and red next to a fatty liver organoid (right) with lipid droplets stained yellow.
Working Together to Battle Fatty Liver Disorders
Niki Spahich, PhD | Mar 24, 2023 | 6 min read
Benedetta Artegiani and Delilah Hendriks formed a joint laboratory group to understand disease mechanisms and treatments through organoid models.
an image of a slice of a rat brain is colored red on a black background. a lime green human organoid sits in the top left of the brain
Human Brain Organoids Transplanted Into Rats Respond to Visual Stimuli
Katherine Irving | Feb 3, 2023 | 3 min read
The organoids could one day be used to treat brain injuries in humans. 
Illuminating Organs with Organoids
Illuminating Organs with Organoids
The Scientist | 1 min read
In this webinar, Benjamin Freedman talks about the importance of organoids in modeling organ function and disease.
3D imaging of organoid
Infographic: Generating Hundreds of 3D Organoid Images per Hour
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Oct 17, 2022 | 1 min read
By modifying a technique used to image single cells, researchers have managed to generate a super-resolution 3D image of a complete organoid in just seven seconds.
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