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Matthieu Groussin sits with three other people on stools in front of a low table, on which there are several bowls of food. Another person stands above Groussin spooning something into a bowl.
Q&A: Gathering Diverse Microbiome Samples
Cofounders of a microbiome biobank speak with The Scientist about their new partnership with nonprofit OpenBiome and how to ethically work with donors.
Q&A: Gathering Diverse Microbiome Samples
Q&A: Gathering Diverse Microbiome Samples

Cofounders of a microbiome biobank speak with The Scientist about their new partnership with nonprofit OpenBiome and how to ethically work with donors.

Cofounders of a microbiome biobank speak with The Scientist about their new partnership with nonprofit OpenBiome and how to ethically work with donors.

sample storage
Find the right storage conditions for blood samples destined for single cell sequencing experiments
How Do Storage Conditions Alter Single Cell Gene Expression Data Quality?
10x Genomics | Apr 19, 2022 | 1 min read
Scientists profiled whole blood samples to find the ideal storage environment for downstream single cell analyses.
A Guide to Biobank Storage
Thermo Fisher Scientific | Jul 29, 2021 | 1 min read
Choose the right temperature and storage product for each type of specimen.
Doctors Date First COVID-19 Case in France to Late December
Ashley Yeager | May 5, 2020 | 2 min read
A retrospective analysis of stored respiratory samples shows one patient could have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 weeks before the coronavirus was thought to have arrived in France, but a critic of the result questions whether the sample was contaminated.
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In a first, scientists reanimate the fish using embedded gold nanoparticles that heat up cells by absorbing laser light.
Spoiler Alert
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How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity
Chill GPS
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Missing Brains Found
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About 100 human brains belonging to a university collection thought lost have turned up at another campus. 
More Skeletons in Gov’t Lab Closets
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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
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Employees packing up an old storage unit run by the US Food and Drug Administration uncovered 16 forgotten vials of smallpox.
Keeping Your Cool
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A guide to recent advances in ultra-low-temperature freezers and accessories that can help safeguard frozen samples
 
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