Cancer Cell Line Choice: 3 Considerations to Make
In vitro experiments are a mainstay of cancer research. However, it is crucial to select the appropriate cell line to yield meaningful insights from in vitro experiments. The cell line should reflect the type of cancer under scrutiny and should also be able to address the questions posed by the experiments.
4 Spooky Sounding Halloween-inspired Scientific Terms
Researchers spend their lives in pursuit of a scientific breakthrough. So, when that "eureka" moment finally arrives, of course it is tempting to give that groundbreaking discovery an absurd and memorable name. This list highlights four haunting Halloween-inspired scientific terms.
7 Milestones That Make Proteomics Possible
In this list, we explore some of the most important innovations that have led to modern-day proteomic techniques.
The Assay Technology Trends Transforming Drug Discovery
So, you don’t get the results you were expecting, but why not? Could it be the underlying science – or could it be your choice of assay? Here we highlight 6 technology trends – with the potential to improve productivity and cost-effectiveness in drug discovery – if they are implemented correctly!
Exploring 5 Successful Microbial Symbioses
Our environment is filled with a multitude of microbes, some harmful others not. However, some organisms have taken coexisting a step further and developed relationships, or symbioses, with microbial partners. Here we consider some of the successful symbiotic relationships found in nature.
Milestones in IVF
In this list, we look at some of the developments that led to Louise Brown’s birth, and how IVF has progressed since then.
5 Contributions HeLa Cells Have Made to Science
This list highlights five of the remarkable contributions that HeLa cells have made to science and medicine.
5 Trends in Mass Spectrometry
Mass spectrometry is an important tool for a multitude of research disciplines, from identifying toxins in food and beverages, diagnosing bacterial infections to imaging samples at the biomolecular level. In this list we will explore some of the exciting trends within the field of mass spectrometry and the applications that are exploiting these advances to move the technique forward.
Milestones in Microbiology Over the Last 7 Decades
In this list we will highlight some of the less well known but nonetheless ground breaking and important milestones in microbiology from the past seven decades.
8 Mini-Organs Pushing the Boundaries of Science
In this list we highlight 8 exciting examples of recently developed “organs in a dish”.