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.
Humans might benefit from better understanding the naked mole-rat, which boasts a lack-of-pain sensation in its skin, and resistance to both aging and disease.
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.
Much of the health and wellness tech was either already in the works in 2011 or too early to be demoed in 2012.
The Toddy Smart Cloth for cleaning and polishing glasses and screens draws a crowd of CES attendees wielding some pretty dirty touch screens.
On the first official day of the Consumer Electronics Show, the steady flow of new product announcements continues. Here's the stuff we think is worth seeing.
We put the new GarageBand and iMovie iPad apps to the test -- can we create a CNET UK music video using only these music and video apps?
Big Blue hopes its electronic automation technology will give people and their doctors individual genetic records for less than $1,000.
JR Hexatone Pro was created by Noise.io developers Amidio in conjunction with Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Ruess.
Researchers in Israel are using a deep sequencer to look at how the genetic expressions of microRNAs will affect any given patient's reaction to medications.