Toward COVID-19 Testing Any Time, Anywhere
Toward COVID-19 Testing Any Time, Anywhere
Researchers are adapting CRISPR, synthetic biology, and other creative approaches to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acids outside of the lab or doctors’ offices, in the hopes of making diagnostics more affordable and accessible.
Toward COVID-19 Testing Any Time, Anywhere
Toward COVID-19 Testing Any Time, Anywhere

Researchers are adapting CRISPR, synthetic biology, and other creative approaches to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acids outside of the lab or doctors’ offices, in the hopes of making diagnostics more affordable and accessible.

Researchers are adapting CRISPR, synthetic biology, and other creative approaches to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acids outside of the lab or doctors’ offices, in the hopes of making diagnostics more affordable and accessible.

PCR
Is Your PCR Reaction Healthy?
Is Your PCR Reaction Healthy?
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 19, 2020
In this webinar brought to you by MilliporeSigma, explore how improving nucleic acid extraction is vital for PCR robustness. 
Understanding and Optimizing PCR
Understanding and Optimizing PCR
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 25, 2020
Do you know how to get the most out of your PCR reactions?
U of Illinois Returns to School with 20,000 Saliva Tests Per Day
U of Illinois Returns to School with 20,000 Saliva Tests Per Day
Emma Yasinski | Aug 28, 2020
The school requires each student, faculty, and staff member to be tested twice per week and sends the results straight to their cell phones.
FDA Approves New Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test
FDA Approves New Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test
Amanda Heidt | Aug 17, 2020
SalivaDirect, an open-source protocol, avoids many of the supply bottlenecks of other tools and could be offered for as little as $10 a test.
Extreme Biotech: Understanding Extremophile Biology to Impact Human Health
Extreme Biotech: Understanding Extremophile Biology to Impact Human Health
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 6, 2020
Jaclyn Winter and Shiladitya DasSarma will discuss how they harness the unique biology of extremophiles for the discovery and development of new therapeutics.
For the Greater Good: A Profile of Eva Harris
For the Greater Good: A Profile of Eva Harris
Diana Kwon | Jul 13, 2020
Through groundbreaking studies on dengue and efforts to build scientific infrastructure in Latin America, the University of California, Berkeley, professor has bridged research with its benefits to society.
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. 
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Amy Schleunes | Apr 9, 2020
An inflatable biosafety laboratory may help meet the global need for testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FDA Gives Abbott Emergency Use of Five-Minute Coronavirus Test
FDA Gives Abbott Emergency Use of Five-Minute Coronavirus Test
Kerry Grens | Mar 30, 2020
The machine can be run in doctor’s offices and other point-of-care settings to give rapid results.