Dnasequencing

09.18.14
MinION USB-sized DNA sequencer goes through real-world testing
09.18.14

MinION USB-sized DNA sequencer goes through real-world testing

Back in 2012, a UK company called Oxford Nanopore announced a chewing gum packet-sized DNA sequenc...

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08.15.14
​One Codex wants to make searching DNA as easy as using Google
08.15.14

​One Codex wants to make searching DNA as easy as using Google

Once upon a time, sequencing your genome was a prohibitively expensive proposition -- mapping out...

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04.24.14
Hand-held malaria tester sequences DNA, suggests meds quickly
04.24.14

Hand-held malaria tester sequences DNA, suggests meds quickly

Despite how far we've come with technology, malaria is still a serious threat for huge chunks of t...

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09.03.12
Max Planck Institute sequences genome of Siberian girl from 80,000 years ago, smashes DNA barriers
09.03.12

Max Planck Institute sequences genome of Siberian girl from 80,000 years ago, smashes DNA barriers

We've known little of the genetic sequences of our precursors, despite having found many examples...

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02.20.12
MinION USB stick decodes DNA in a matter of seconds
02.20.12

MinION USB stick decodes DNA in a matter of seconds

If you happen to be "special," then this $900 USB device is just about the worst thing ever. The ap...

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12.24.10
Nanopore DNA sequencing technique promises entire genome in minutes or your money back
12.24.10

Nanopore DNA sequencing technique promises entire genome in minutes or your money back

Those vaguely affordable DNA tests that promise to tell you just how likely you are to be stricken...

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12.23.10
Ion Personal Genome Machine: the DNA sequencer with an iPod dock
12.23.10

Ion Personal Genome Machine: the DNA sequencer with an iPod dock

We're still struggling to find the speakers on this thing, but Life Technologies' new Ion Personal...

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