Induced Pluoripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)

A stem cell is a cell which can produce itself as well as many different differentiated cells. A pluripotent stem cell can produce all the cells of the embryo. For a long time, it was believed that once differentiated a cell cannot be made pluripotent again. In 2006,...

Cryo-Electron Microscopy

On 4th October, 2017 Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work in developing cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). An electron microscope uses a beam of accelerated electrons as a source of...