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Carrying the Torch for Scientific Glassblowing
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Despite the important role glass plays in science, the skill to develop the glassware is in decline. Scientific glassblowing has now been classed as an endangered craft by The Radcliffe Trust.

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MicroTissue: Transforming Drug Discovery
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We spoke to Ping Yeh, CEO of StemoniX, to learn more about the company and their mission. With an aim to accelerate and optimize drug discovery and development, StemoniX creates ‘ready-to-use’ microtissue plates that mimic the native organ tissue.

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Overcoming Challenges in Single Cell Analysis
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BD Biosciences has developed a method with the potential to transform both single cell transcriptional profiling and high parameter proteomics

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The Future of Toxicology: An Industry Case Study
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This article describes some new in vitro approaches to toxicology, as well as current initiatives, to facilitate the verification of methods and conclusions, and to enhance data sharing and scientific discovery.

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Uncovering the Dark Matter of Microbiota
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We spoke to Dirk Löffert, Ph.D., CEO of Biomillenia, to learn about some of the challenges of isolating live bacterial species, and how microbiome-on-a-chip technology can help overcome some of these.

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Unlocking The Full Potential of Organoids
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To learn about the importance of the extracellular matrix and some of the limitations of current organoid culture systems, we spoke to Colin Sanctuary, CEO and founder of QGel, a spin-out from EPFL.

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In Vitro Toxicology Testing: Dismantling the Barriers via Collaboration
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Promoting the adoption of in vitro toxicity testing is an important undertaking, so we should strive to overcome the barriers preventing its widespread adoption. Already, collaborative efforts have made progress in this regard, and research advances are increasingly demonstrating the potential of in vitro biomimetic liver models.

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In Vitro Toxicology Testing: The Barriers to Progression and Adoption
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The field of toxicology as a whole is at a crossroads where current and future technologies are enabling better predictions of toxicity before a substance is released for human consumption or exposure. While a few barriers remain, we are making progress towards overcoming them, from both technical and policy perspectives.

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Cell-based Imaging and Screening Applications
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BioStatus develops and supplies products for cell-based imaging, cytometry and screening applications. We met with Roy Edward, Director at BioStatus during the High Content and Phenotypic Screening 2017 event to learn more.

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A New Approach to Treating Hair Loss
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We spoke to Lee Buckler, President and CEO of RepliCel, to learn about the cellular mechanisms responsible for hair loss, and the potential that cell therapy could offer to treat the condition.

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