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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Can microbes turn drain water into power? Yes, says a noted genetic scientist. And they can make jet fuel too.
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.
New partnership with biotech firm Synthetic Genomics paves way for ExxonMobile to research and develop next-gen biofuels from algae.
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.
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.