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Adding depth to cell culture

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Science  07 Apr 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6333, pp. 96-98
DOI: 10.1126/science.356.6333.96

Summary

The jump from two dimensions to three gives researchers a laboratory model that is just one step removed from working with cells in vivo. Technologies and techniques have recently proliferated—such as matrices, scaffolds, and other geometries—to coax cells to grow in a wide array of 3D structures.