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.
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Scientists have sequenced a nearly complete woolly mammoth genome, which should bolster efforts to resurrect the Stone Age zoological rock star.
Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.
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.