Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.
First there was a '90s-era reimagining of the GoT opening. Then there was was an electronica version of the theme song. And now...
Transform the sound of an espresso steaming or a bike chain clicking into cool compositions with a new app from Incident.
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.
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.
A Facebook game uses crowdsourcing to analyse genome data collected by scientists to save dying trees in the UK.
Researchers plan to correlate the sequenced microbe genomes with volunteers' health to look for causes of disorders such as autism and multiple sclerosis.
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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.