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Live Cell Extractions
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2017
Nanostraws that collect specimens from cells without killing them allow for repeated sampling.
Mini-Metagenomics Leads to Microbial Discovery
Abby Olena | Jul 14, 2017
Researchers develop a method that combines the strengths of shotgun metagenomics and single-cell genome sequencing in a microfluidics-based platform.
Massively Parallel Perturbations
Ruth Williams | Mar 1, 2017
Scientists combine CRISPR gene editing with single-cell sequencing for genotype-phenotype screens.
Infographic: Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2017
See how two new methods track responses to unique genetic manipulations in numerous individual cells in parallel.
Using Raman Spectroscopy to Identify Cell Types
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 1, 2016
Improvements in instruments and statistical tools allow the capture and analysis of large data sets.
Top 10 Innovations 2016
Staff | Dec 1, 2016
This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.
Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Reveals Neuronal Diversity
Catherine Offord | Jun 23, 2016
Using a new approach to analyze the transcriptomes of thousands of individual cell nuclei in postmortem brains, researchers identify multiple neuronal subtypes.
AACR Q&A: Elaine Mardis
Staff | Apr 18, 2016
The genomics pioneer shares the sessions she most looks forward to at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.
Top Technical Advances 2015
Kerry Grens | Dec 24, 2015
’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2015
A nanoscopic needle and a mass spectrometer reveal the contents of individual cells.