Sequencing

05.24.15
Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick
05.24.15

Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

Gene sequencing, once a rare feat, is pretty common these days... but how do you know that your DN...

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12.23.14
The UK will decode the genes of 100,000 people to help fight cancer
12.23.14

The UK will decode the genes of 100,000 people to help fight cancer

The UK is about to launch one of the more ambitious attempts at using genetic research to fight ca...

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11.07.14
Google Genomics can store your entire genome online for a mere $25 a year
11.07.14

Google Genomics can store your entire genome online for a mere $25 a year

Google's been working on its latest project for about a year and a half ago: it's service that wil...

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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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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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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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06.16.10
Researchers to map Ozzy Osbourne's genome
06.16.10

Researchers to map Ozzy Osbourne's genome

Ozzy Osbourne is about to join the ranks of a very fortunate (or unfortunate, depending on how you...

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