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.
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.
CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).
The streaming music service buys a company behind a savvy music-intelligence technology, which will not only power recommendations and playlists for Spotify but also give it a new revenue stream.
A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.