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Machine learning toolkit lets biologists navigate their way through a 3D cell

July 23, 2019

Allen Cell Structure Segmenter combines classical methods with artificial intelligence to automatically find the edges of cellular structures

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Cell Shorts | Bringing cell science resources to the classroom

July 12, 2019

Biology textbook pictures of cells can be misinterpreted or misleading. These three biology teachers are using real pictures and data of human cells to help their students learn.

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Cell Shorts | Accelerating degenerative eye disease therapies

June 25, 2019

See how Kapil Bharti from the National Eye Institute is working to find new therapies for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with the help of the Allen Cell Collection.

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Machine learning toolkit lets biologists navigate their way through a 3D cell

July 23, 2019

Allen Cell Structure Segmenter combines classical methods with artificial intelligence to automatically find the edges of cellular structures

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Cell Shorts | Bringing cell science resources to the classroom

July 12, 2019

Biology textbook pictures of cells can be misinterpreted or misleading. These three biology teachers are using real pictures and data of human cells to help their students learn.

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Cell Shorts | Accelerating degenerative eye disease therapies

June 25, 2019

See how Kapil Bharti from the National Eye Institute is working to find new therapies for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with the help of the Allen Cell Collection.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: May 2019

May 23, 2019

Highlights include announcing the Integrated Mitotic Stem Cell, a new silent gene-editing method, new cell lines, and more.

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Inside the Integrated Mitotic Stem Cell

May 22, 2019

Susanne Rafelski, Director of Assay Development, explains the importance of understanding what happens to all the major structures in our cells when they divide.

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A New View On Cell Division

Forbes

May 22, 2019

At the Allen Institute for Cell Science, researchers worked with visualization experts to create a new tool that shows a 3-D detailed image of a dividing human stem cell.

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Computerized Model Reveals Details Of How Human Cells Divide

NPR

May 22, 2019

The nonprofit Allen Institute in Seattle has produced a visualization of human cell division that promises to be useful for professional scientists and curious amateurs alike.

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A new technique to make beating human heart cells glow

April 10, 2019

Fluorescent labels on the cellular structures that allow our hearts to beat will enable studies of cardiac defects or regeneration

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New VR game lets you learn about cells by tossing them

February 19, 2019

The app, now on display at Pacific Science Center, teaches users the stages of cell division through interactions with 3D models of human cells

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Cell Shorts | A new window into heart cells

January 30, 2019

See how Christopher Chen used the Allen Cell Collection to study the development of sarcomeres in heart muscle cells.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: January 2019

January 18, 2019

2018 highlights, the Allen Cell Collection is 2 years old, new cell methods videos and other resources, and more recent milestones from the Allen Institute for Cell Science

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Highlights from the Allen Institute for Cell Science in 2018

December 20, 2018

From new ways to see inside living human cells to glowing heart muscle cells and more cell biology advances

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Allen Cell Methods: Techniques while working with Matrigel

December 10, 2018

To ensure researchers have success working with our human iPS cell lines in their lab, our Angel Nelson highlights helpful tips while working with Matrigel.

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Two years of glowing cells for science

December 6, 2018

The Allen Cell Collection, debuted in 2016, houses cells labeling 27 different structures — and is now available for research use in both non-profit and for-profit communities

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Allen Cell Methods: Thawing human iPS cells

October 8, 2018

To ensure researchers have success working with our gene-edited human induced pluripotent stem cell lines in their lab, our Jacqueline Smith highlights nuanced techniques and helpful tips while demonstrating how to thaw a vial of human iPS cells.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: September 2018

September 27, 2018

Highlights include a machine learning technique to predict human cells' organization, a newly launched cell discussion forum, new cell lines, and more.

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5 things we (still) don't know about cells

September 24, 2018

Think your high school biology textbook has all the answers about cells? We’ve only begun to scratch the surface, researchers say.

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CellProfiler goes 3D

July 23, 2018

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the Allen Institute for Cell Science announced the release of CellProfiler 3.0: a free, open-source quantitative image analysis package that can identify objects in 3D images volumetrically.

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