University of Chicago researchers say they used one quarter of the Beagle's operating capacity in conjunction with commercially available software packages to analyze raw sequencing data.
Genetics company Illumina has unveiled the HiSeq X, a new supercomputer that the company claims will cut the cost of genome sequencing to just US$1000.
A Facebook game uses crowdsourcing to analyse genome data collected by scientists to save dying trees in the UK.
Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.
The Next Glass app claims to have isolated the tastes of alcoholic beverages and will tell you how much you'll like them -- or not.
Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in.
Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.
As Pandora signs its first direct deal with labels, CEO Brian McAndrews speaks out for the first time since joining the Web radio service in September.
Pandora's head of electronics partnerships talks about rolling his eyes at the idea of a smart fridge, how far connected devices have come, and where they're going.
A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.