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By: Ghazal Babai

21 Jun, 2020Working in the Lab During a Pandemic: What to Expect


As businesses begin to reopen, including laboratories, researchers should expect operations to look slightly different. Based on conversations we’ve had with existing partners and recent literature, here are some of the proposed changes for projects that must be done in person:

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12 May, 2020Scientist.com’s Key Resource in the Pandemic: COVID Collaboration Center


In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Scientist.com has developed the COVID Collaboration Center (CCC), a free website that brings together descriptions and links…

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02 Apr, 2019Tissue Processing in the 21st Century: How can I incorporate innovative techniques to make my histology workflow easier and more reliable?


Breathtaking progress in life sciences has brought us innovations such as high-throughput and individually affordable genomic sequencing as well as next-generation flow cytometry that can phenotype dissociated cells for their expression of dozens of markers simultaneously.

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14 Nov, 2018iPSC Models to Improve Efficiency of Drug Discovery and Development


Stem cells have attracted a great deal of deserved attention due to their lineage-independent characteristics. In other words, they have the potential to be differentiated into a countless number of cell types. Adult stem cells, otherwise known as inducible pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), are particularly favorable as research tools because they are derived from a patient’s somatic cells such as blood, skin or muscle.

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02 Aug, 2018Clean & Green: Chemistry for a Sustainable Future


Two global forces are at odds today – the push for “greener” processes and the demand for lower prices for prescription drugs and materials. Governments and corporations across the globe are adopting policy initiatives and driving scientific innovations to promote sustainable technologies, resulting in an explosion of discoveries based on both chemical- and biocatalytic transformations.

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