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03/25/2014
Sarah C.P. Williams
Growing evidence suggests that biochemical assays don’t capture the complexity of cell cultures. Now, researchers are turning to microfluidics to assay one cell at a time. Learn more...
03/11/2014
Jeffrey M. Perkel, PhD
Using an approach similar to an ancient art technique, a new microfluidic device enables positioning of single cells with micron-scale resolution. Learn more...
12/27/2012
Andrew S. Wiecek
This past year, researchers have made big strides in their understanding of cancer, but the challenges of translating those findings to treatments remain. Read more...
12/21/2012
Ashley Yeager
A new technique to sequence the genomes of individual sperm and cancer cells has been introduced. So what makes the method different, and possibly better, than others? Find out...
12/17/2012
Andrew S. Wiecek
In 2012, the rise of single-cell analysis techniques have yielded new data that has researchers re-thinking and re-evaluating some of their ideas on stem cells and cancer biology. What else happened...
12/17/2012
Nathan Blow, Ph.D.
From advances in culturing stem cells to novel methods for cultivating single cells, what areas should you keep an eye on in 2013?
12/11/2012
Andrew S. Wiecek
Introduced almost 30 years ago, PCR is considered a pretty mature technique. But if 2012 is any indication, this old dog can still learn some new tricks.
10/19/2012
Kelly Ray Chi
Over the next five years, the NIH will provide more than $90 million to develop single-cell analysis techniques. So, what projects have been earmarked for funding?
10/01/2012
Andrew S. Wiecek
The Stanford bioengineer will be recognized with a gold medal and a $10,000 research grant for his "prolific inventions that have advanced biological measurement techniques."
09/27/2012
Megan Scudellari
Healthy lungs are teeming with a broad array of microbes. Lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis, on the other hand, have markedly less diversity.