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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.
Wudan Yan | Mar 1, 2016
How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Mar 1, 2015
Keeping track of frozen biological samples
Missing Brains Found
Kerry Grens | Dec 3, 2014
About 100 human brains belonging to a university collection thought lost have turned up at another campus.
More Skeletons in Gov’t Lab Closets
Kerry Grens | Sep 9, 2014
A search for long-forgotten pathogens at the US National Institutes of Health prompts the discovery of toxins and disease-causing agents.
Smallpox Vials Found in FDA Storage
Kerry Grens | Jul 8, 2014
Employees packing up an old storage unit run by the US Food and Drug Administration uncovered 16 forgotten vials of smallpox.
Keeping Your Cool
Nicholette Zeliadt | Mar 1, 2014
A guide to recent advances in ultra-low-temperature freezers and accessories that can help safeguard frozen samples