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Flow Cytometry – News and Features

A strand of RNA.

Exploring the Latest Advances in Transcriptomics

This article explores the latest technologies currently in use for transcriptomic research. It also highlights the latest advancements in transcriptomics technology, focusing on single-cell, spatiotemporal and the “dark-transcriptome”.
Human colon cancer cells.

Chemotherapy Becomes Less Effective When Healthy Cells Are Nearby

In two new studies, researchers have used "mini-tumors" to begin to solve the puzzle of why healthy cells in a patient’s bowel cancer tumor might lead to poor outcomes.
A scientist operates a flow cytometer machine.

Scientists Test Out New Method for Identifying Small Microplastics

Researchers have now developed an innovative analytical method that combines different specialized techniques, including flow cytometry, to characterize and count microplastics.
A scientist loading samples into a microwell plate.

Advances in CHO Cell Line Development for Biotherapeutics

A diverse array of biological medicines are now used to prevent and treat a wide range of illnesses. This article will discuss the development of cell lines in biopharma and will touch on key considerations, such as future manufacturability.
Close up view of the stem cell sorting chip.

Novel Microfluidic Method Optimizes Stem Cell Extraction for Advanced Cell Therapies

Traditional bone marrow aspirate (BMA) stem cell extraction methods are complex, time-consuming, and yield poor results due to antiquated centrifugation techniques.
A body of water.

How an Unexpected Discovery in a University Pond Changed the DNA Rulebook

A recent discovery, published in PLoS Genetics, challenges the “rulebook” of DNA. We speak with the first author, Dr. Jamie McGowan, to learn about the accidental finding and what it means for synthetic biology.
Virus particles on a red background.

Viral Reprogramming of Cells Can Increase Risk of Cancers

Researchers have unpicked the mechanism behind how Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus reprograms immune cells, increasing inflammation and making an individual vulnerable to cancer development.
Fossilized footprints in White Sands National Park.

Age of the Oldest Human Footprints in the Americas Confirmed

Research into a series of footprints discovered in White Sands National Park has provided further evidence on the timeline of human activity in the Americas.
Lipid bubbles.

The Human Lipidome Reveals New Indicators of Health, Disease and Aging

Understanding the lipidome provides more details about human physiology, including aging, insulin resistance and viral infection.
Representation of human stem cells.
Industry Insight

How Automated Flow Cytometry Solutions Can Save Lives and Laboratory Resources

Dr. Andreas Boehmler explores how the arrival of new flow cytometry platforms finally puts powerful automation within reach for many labs, allowing operators to enumerate stem cells more quickly and accurately for transplant.