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Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

By August 26, 2014

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'Game of Thrones' opening sequence gets a VHS-era remix

First there was a '90s-era reimagining of the GoT opening. Then there was was an electronica version of the theme song. And now...

By June 27, 2014

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Turn found sounds into sweet music with Sequence

Transform the sound of an espresso steaming or a bike chain clicking into cool compositions with a new app from Incident.

By May 14, 2014

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 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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Absolutely fabulist: The computer program that writes fables

Forget a thousand monkeys at a thousand typewriters, researchers have created a computer program that writes fables by itself.

By August 3, 2014

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uBiome project to sequence the bacteria that live on us

Researchers plan to correlate the sequenced microbe genomes with volunteers' health to look for causes of disorders such as autism and multiple sclerosis.

By February 19, 2013

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Lego robot sets new Rubik's Cube world record

CubeStormer 3 solves a Rubik's Cube in 3.253 seconds, beating its own robot predecessor CubeStormer 2.

By March 18, 2014

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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