Genetic

11.25.13
FDA orders 23andMe to stop selling DNA-testing kits pending approval
11.25.13

FDA orders 23andMe to stop selling DNA-testing kits pending approval

For more than five years, 23andMe has sent out personalized DNA test kits, offering consumers hund...

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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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08.19.12
Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)
08.19.12

Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)

Early research has had DNA making circuits and little factories. We haven't really seen DNA used a...

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03.31.12
Amazon stores 1,700 human genomes in the cloud
03.31.12

Amazon stores 1,700 human genomes in the cloud

Not content with speeding up web browsing and hosting federal data, Amazon Web Services are now help...

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10.27.11
Archon Genomics X Prize offers up $10 million for sequencing 100 human genomes
10.27.11

Archon Genomics X Prize offers up $10 million for sequencing 100 human genomes

Sure, we've come to love the X Prize for all of its crazy futuristic car building and moon raci...

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12.07.07
DNA Direct shrink wraps DNA for future forensics
12.07.07

DNA Direct shrink wraps DNA for future forensics

Everyone could have their reasons for wanting to hold tight to a chunk of their DNA, and while many...

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