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Solid-State Sequencer Debuts at Genome Conference

Susan Young | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Nabsys, a DNA technology startup, showed off today its solid-state gene sequencing machine at ...

A look inside China’s genome factory

Christina Larson | 
The following is an excerpt. Sequencing a complete human genome may soon cost less than an iPhone. Will China’s BGI-Shenzhen decode yours? BGI-Shenzhen, once known as ...
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The brain is not computable

Antonio Regalado | 
At this year's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a top neuroscientist dismissed the idea of ...

A brave new world of prenatal DNA sequencing

Susan Young | 
The following is an excerpt. Conventional methods for checking a baby’s genome for abnormalities require invasive procedures, such as using ...

Study highlights the privacy risk of donating your genome

Susan Young | 
If you contribute your genome sequence anonymously to a scientific study, that data might still be linked back to you, ...

Gene therapy on the mend

Susan Young | 
Last month, Europe’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use approved a gene therapy for a rare genetic disease, the ...

Genetic screening uncovers risky matches at the sperm bank

Susan Young | 
Genetic Screening Can Uncover Risky Matches at the Sperm BankMIT Technology Review (blog)Experts in assistive reproduction say the idea behind ...

Genome hunters go after martian DNA

Antonio Regalado | 
Two high-profile entrepreneurs say they want to put a DNA sequencing machine on the surface of Mars in a bid ...
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Gene control, delivered directly to the brain , could help cure diseases

Susan Young | 
A biotech company called Alnylam announced today that a small clinical trial for a genetic therapy based on RNA interference, ...

Human stem cells found to restore memory

Susan Young | 
A California biotech company announced that its human stem cells restored memory in rodents bred to have an Alzheimer's-like condition—the ...

Breaking the genome bottleneck

Susan Young | 
The genomic data generated from next-generation sequencing machines doesn't amount to much more than alphabet soup if it's not subjected ...