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genomics

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Your portrait, made from pulsating bacteria

What happens when you use tiny electromagnetic coils to shift the position of light-scattering bacteria? In the hands of a couple of science-minded artists, you get an intriguing "Living Mirror."

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Venter introduces X Prize to sequence centenarians' DNA

Craig Venter helps launch the Archon Genomics X Prize, which will award $10 million to the first team to sequence the genomes of 100 centenarians to a level of accuracy never before achieved and at relatively low cost.

By Oct. 26, 2011

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HP's new Project Moonshot runs on Intel's Atom -- for now

Hewlett-Packard's bet to be a server leader revolves around hyperscale servers, targeted workloads, power savings, and better density. At stake is HP's reputation as an innovator.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Digital 'pill' tells doctors when you've swallowed it

Sensor powered by stomach acid relays information to a patch worn on the skin, which in turn sends it to a cell-phone app that gives your doctor data on your health and your treatment regimen.

By Aug. 1, 2012

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How much would you pay to see your future?

Three years after the human genome was sequenced at a price tag of $3 billion, Complete Genomics does it for just $4,400 in material cost.

By Nov. 7, 2009

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Human sewage--the next source of electricity?

Can microbes turn drain water into power? Yes, says a noted genetic scientist. And they can make jet fuel too.

By Oct. 19, 2007

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IBM setting up cloud for genome research

Teaming up with the University of Missouri, IBM is developing a cloud-computing environment where scientists can collaborate on and share information about their genome research.

By Jul. 2, 2010

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ExxonMobil to make fuel from algae

New partnership with biotech firm Synthetic Genomics paves way for ExxonMobile to research and develop next-gen biofuels from algae.

By Jul. 14, 2009

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Proton promises us $1,000 genome mapping by year end

At CES, Life Technologies' Ion Torrent unveils a benchtop device that by year-end should decode a full human genome in one day for $1,000.

By Jan. 10, 2012

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Exxon Mobil growing its algae biofuels program

Researchers from Exxon and partner Synthetic Genomics plan to use the facility to test whether large-scale quantities of affordable fuel can be produced from algae.

By Jul. 14, 2010