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Growing with the Flow: New Method for Kidney Organoid Vascularization

Organoids are 3D cell culture models designed to have characteristic organ structure and function. These mini organs play an expanding role in biomedical research as they become more sophisticated approximations of human organs. Researchersfalse

Researchers Probe Role of Prom-1 in Liver Disease

Biliary fibrosis is a liver disease caused by inflammation that ultimately leads to scarring of the liver. This is a common symptom of biliary atresia, a rare congenital childhood disorder that causes bile to be trapped in the liver; this causesfalse

Epigenetics and Fear Development

Epigenetics, the study of heritable DNA modifications and their impact on the regulation of gene expression, has been a field of scientific inquiry for nearly 80 years. In that time, however, the most commonly studied DNA modification has beenfalse

50th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

 

"...one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."

Tips for Reducing Non-specific Staining in IHC

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) can be a powerful tool for visualizing antigens of interest within the context of cells and tissues. But what can you do when non-specific staining in your IHC is obscuring your results and incurring your PI’s disdain?false

Impacts of Polyacrylamide Concentration on Protein Experiments

Polyacrylamide is a common reagent in the molecular biology lab as it is used in the formation of gels used to study proteins in techniques such as Western blotting and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE). Many scientists take advantage offalse

5 Tips for Reducing Non-specific Signal on Western Blots

Anyone who does western blots routinely knows the feeling: you test a new antibody and are filled with anticipation as your film lurches out of the X-OMAT. Seconds later, your hopes are crushed as you realize your samples have been lost to an uglyfalse