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Using Antisense to Characterize Nonsense: A Mouse Model of Progranulin-Deficient Dementia

Transgenic mouse models are important tools for testing therapeutic strategies. In this episode of Listen In, discover the benefits and essential considerations when c...

Visualizing Membrane Dynamics by Electron Microscopy

Explore how the latest electron microscopy techniques and volume imaging can capture fast, dynamic membrane and vesicle remodeling events during synaptic transmission ...

Benefits of Imaging Data in Flow Cytometry Experiments: A Panel Discussion

Experience the transformative power of unbiased, data-driven cell analysis with access to over 25 image-derived label-free parameters, empowering you to easily assess ...

Jump into 3D Organoids: Basic Culture Techniques and Advanced Applications

Organoids are three-dimensional in vitro cultures derived directly from patient tissues or induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) and embryonic stem cells. They self-or...

Ethical Research Practice III: Image Manipulation – What's Ok, and What's Not

As a scientific researcher, you must present your work in an unbiased, original, and representative way. Without due care and attention, it is easy to drift over the b...

Ethical Research Practice II: Reporting Negative Results and Outliers

As a scientific researcher, you must present your work in an unbiased, original, and representative way. Without due care and attention, it is easy to drift over the b...

Ethical Research Practice I: Plagiarism – What It Is and How to Avoid It

As a scientific researcher, you must present your work in an unbiased, original, and representative way. Without due care and attention, it is easy to drift over the b...

Everyday Culture Practice: Improving Reproducibility in Cell Culture

Eukaryotic cell cultures respond to the slightest influence. Apart from the risk of contamination, minimal changes in cultivation parameters can affect their viability...

Precision and Efficiency at Your Fingertips: Why Electronic Pipettes are the Future of Pipetting

Many scientists see the added value in using electronic pipettes and have already upgraded their pipette fleet. The benefits include:• Reduced strain on thumbs and arm...

Introduction to Liquid Handling for Next-generation Sequencing Workflows

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has revolutionized the ‘omics’ era, with the rapid decoding of massive DNA sequences, supporting the investigation into various biolog...

Essentials in Centrifugation—Better Safe than Sorry!

Centrifugation is the cornerstone of lab life, used in nearly every workflow, be it a routine task like pelleting cells or a dedicated assay for an important biomolecu...

Ten Common Statistical Mistakes to Watch out for When Writing or Reviewing a Manuscript

Some scientific papers are unbelievable as they showcase experimental excellence that we did not think possible. These papers astound us with their groundbreaking find...

How to Keep Your ULT Freezer Healthy

Your ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezer is not just a storage room for samples; it is your assurance for long-term scientific success and guards the results of your w...

Reproducibility: Mastering the Art of Pipetting

Have you ever transferred glycerol or ethanol with a pipette? We all know how hard it is, and we've all been dubious about the accuracy of our final volumes. While you...

Real-time IntraVital Microscopy (IVM): In Vivo Cellular-level Imaging of Internal Organs in a Live Animal

Intravital imaging of cellular dynamics in a natural physiological microenvironment can provide unprecedented insights into the dynamic pathophysiology of diseases. In...

Errors and Misconduct in Biomedical Research

What are the motives behind science misconduct? How is data manipulated to evidence dubious results? And do you think you can spot edited and faked data? Any fraud in ...

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Sample Prep for Flow Cytometry

What's more disappointing than running your flow cytometry sample to discover it's rubbish? Especially considering time on cytometers can be precious, even more so if ...

Consistent, Error-Free Writing: Tips and Tricks for Time-starved Scientists

Scientific writing is an art that requires as much attention and proficiency as your hands-on lab work. When done right, it can significantly contribute to your scient...

Lab Meetings Live: Career Paths for Bioscientists

Are you an early career scientist looking for guidance on your career path? Or you're a seasoned researcher considering a career change and want to know what's out the...

Breaking the Ice: Freeze Fracture for Cryo SEM

Freeze fracture is a powerful technique that enables imaging of internal structures of cells and tissues at the nanoscale level by freezing samples at ultra-low temper...

Practical Examples of Critical Analysis of Manuscripts

As a researcher, one of the most crucial skills to develop is the ability to perform a thorough review of manuscripts. Manuscript reviewing is a vital job that require...

Using Both the Right and Left Parts of Your Brain to Get the Perfect Job

Have you ever wondered what other jobs are ideal matches for your analytic and artistic skills? Are you looking for an exciting new career in marketing, or have you ev...

How to Prepare a Winning Grant Proposal – Part 3: Resubmission

In the third part of our grant writing tutorial series, you’ll learn how to process a grant review and take the next steps.Dr. Seigel shares how to read and interpret ...

How to Prepare a Winning Grant Proposal – Part 2: Nuts and Bolts

In the second part of our grant writing tutorial series, you’ll learn how to get the attention and respect of the reviewers by presenting your ideas in the best possib...

How to Prepare a Winning Grant Proposal – Part 1: Getting Started

Writing grant proposals can be daunting, especially when the stakes are high. Getting started is the first and potentially hardest step to writing a proposal that gets...

The Reproducibility Crisis: Why? How? What Now?

Reproducibility is a cornerstone of the scientific technique, and something that is not reproducible is unlikely to be true.Yet despite its frequent neglect, reproduci...

How To Critically Analyze A Research Paper

Don't sabotage your work by missing critical details.Let's face it; research papers are a pain to read. Their dry language and sheer density make crucial details hard ...

The Art of Going Slow: Why Scientists Need to Slow Down

Deadlines. Results. Presentations. Publications.  Scientists are under a lot of pressure. And many of us have had our working lives changed by recent global events in ...

Top tips for writing a research poster

Are you excited, nervous, or perhaps terrified about presenting a poster for an upcoming conference? Poster sessions can be daunting, no matter if this is your first p...

Writing for the Web—Tips and Advice for Scientists

Are you looking to share your science online with a broader audience? Or maybe you are considering a career shift and want to move into science writing.There are many ...