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genomics

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Supercomputer Beagle can analyze 240 whole genomes in two days

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.

By February 21, 2014

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$1000 genome sequencing ushers in a new era of scientific research

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.

By January 16, 2014

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Play Facebook game, sequence genomes

A Facebook game uses crowdsourcing to analyse genome data collected by scientists to save dying trees in the UK.

By August 14, 2013

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Yahoo tackles big data with Genome ad platform

The system builds off the display ad partnership of Yahoo, AOL, and Microsoft, as well as Yahoo's $270 million acquisition of Interclick.

By May 14, 2012

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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 January 10, 2012

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LED Genome watch is 'uncool proof'

The made-in-China, Japanese-inspired LED Genome watch costs less than 10 bucks and allegedly, "[i]ncreases your coolness factor by 5.7 Miles Davis magnititudes."

By November 10, 2010

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App Genome Project eyes iPhone, Android security

Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout say many security issues with Android and iPhone apps result from innocent coding mistakes in third-party software.

By July 27, 2010

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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 July 2, 2010

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Ep. 1235: Build your own freakin' genome

If you don't like broad patents on potentially world-changing scientific developments like scientific genomes, well, then, build your own! Also, does the $97 iPhone 3GS mean the 4G model will be on sale at launch? And we find out why five inches just isn't enough. Sorry.

By May 25, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1235: Build your own freakin' genome (podcast)

If you don't like broad patents on potentially world-changing scientific developments like scientific genomes, well, then, build your own! Also, does the $97 iPhone 3GS mean the 4G model will be on sale at launch? And we find out why five inches just isn't enough. Sorry.

By May 25, 2010