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What’s New at Nanostring for 2023: The Arrival of the First Fully Integrated Single-Cell Spatial Solution

One of the interesting hallmarks of celebrating the start of a new year is the consumption of special foods. For example, in the American South Hoppin’ John, or black-eyed peas,…

Melanie Peffer / December 15, 2022

Spatial Biology

An Introduction to Spatial Biology and Spatial Profiling

What is spatial biology? Spatial biology is the study of molecules in a two-dimensional or three-dimensional context. Using spatial biology techniques, the users can visualize molecules in their unique contexts…

NanoString / July 28, 2022

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How Do I Choose the Right Spatial Biology Technology?

What is Spatial Biology? The rapidly evolving field of spatial biology investigates the spatial location and organization of gene expression in situ within each cell and structure of a given tissue sample.…

Nirupama Deshpande / March 28, 2022
3d model of a neuron

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What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy? 

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting people who have suffered repeated concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). CTE was first described in 1928 by Dr. Harrison…

Nirupama Deshpande / March 14, 2022

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Spatial Revolution: An Exciting Future for Cancer Biology Research

Many years ago, I was playing hide and seek with my cousins at my grandparent’s house. I was “it” and couldn’t seem to find one of my cousins anywhere. After…

Melanie Peffer / March 4, 2022

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Spatial Transcriptomic Services: Azenta Life Sciences Paves the Way.

Azenta Life Sciences, formerly known as GENEWIZ, has been serving the academic and biopharma markets with its comprehensive next-generation sequencing services (NGS) since 1999. Their extensive website of Services makes…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / February 22, 2022

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The Neuroinflammatory Puzzle of the Autoimmune Disease Multiple Sclerosis

What is Multiple Sclerosis? In 1868, a German physician Leopold Ordenstein and his mentor Jean-Martin Charcot, published a work that fundamentally changed our understanding of the disease Multiple Sclerosis1. For…

Nirupama Deshpande / December 22, 2021

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The Importance of Segmentation in Spatial Biology

In a highly interconnected world, clear communication and information across the globe are critical. The same is true at the tissue and cellular levels. Cells communicate through chemical signals such…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / October 29, 2021
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Spatial Biology

The Story Behind NanoString’s PSBJ 40 Under 40 Nominee

The 40 Under 40 program, now in its 23rd year, includes professionals from life sciences, health care, aerospace, tech, food services, and nonprofits, among other sectors. The honorees were selected…

Karrie Spitzer / August 31, 2021
Spatial Transcriptomics

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Spatial Transcriptomics: Birth of GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler

“A rose started off a bud, a bird started off an egg, and a forest started off a seed.” (Matshona Dhliwayo, author and philosopher). It may seem odd, but the…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 24, 2021
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Why Spatial Biology Enhances Spatial Transcriptomics Data

Spatial Transcriptomics is used to determine subcellular localization of mRNA molecules. NanoString explains how this data enhances research.

Laura Tabellini Pierre / April 10, 2021
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Spatial Biology named Method of the Year by Nature Methods

Established in 2007, the Nature Methods’ “Method of Year” feature has covered the most revolutionary methodological developments in life science research.   Starting in 2007, the Method of Year winner was,…

Karrie Spitzer / March 29, 2021