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Seeing beyond sight: new computational approaches to understanding cells

December 20, 2018

Since Leeuwenhoek’s first illustrations were published, biologists have strived and struggled to extract understanding from the often noisy and nearly…

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Combating antimalarial drug resistance

December 19, 2018

Chloroquine (CQ) used to be considered the gold standard in the treatment of malaria caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum.…

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HHMI Janelia’s Advanced Imaging Center: Breaking Barriers

December 17, 2018

Back in the 1980s, I was astounded to be able to see individual microtubules in a squid giant axon the…

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Developing a Computational Pipeline and Benchmark Datasets for Image-Based Transcriptomics

December 17, 2018

A New Technology Multiplexed image-based transcriptomics is an emerging technology for measuring spatially resolved gene expression in cells and intact…

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Human Organoids: A New Dimension in Cell Biology

December 11, 2018

Human organoids are being hailed as a major development in biomedicine in a report issued by the American Society for…

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Bioprinting: Ethical and societal implications

November 16, 2018
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In a recent ASCB Post article in the “What’s it all about?” series, Amanda Haage explains developments in the recent…

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What’s it all about? 3D bioprinting

October 26, 2018

The idea of scientists growing body parts in the lab usually conjures up images of popular science fiction, too farfetched…

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Evidence indicates desire for change in undergraduate learning techniques

August 30, 2018

As an undergraduate psychology major, I had a mandatory course—Biological Basis of Behavior. Previously, I had taken a neurobiology course…

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MBoC to begin publishing reviewer commentary along with articles

August 29, 2018

To promote transparency in scientific research, the basic research journal of the American Society for Cell Biology, Molecular Biology of…

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Cancer in English: Translating cancer cell biology for everyone through Instagram

August 24, 2018

In today’s age of social media, it’s easy for the sheer volume of posts and opinions floating around the internet…

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