gene sequencing

businessHuman Genome Sequencing is Free from Nebula Genomics Using Blockchain

Nebula Genomics offers free human genome sequencing. Sign up for free and get matched with research institutions to get free genomic sequencing and other rewards. Harvard Scientist George Church is one of the co-founders of Nebula Genomics. Nebula Genomics liberates …

DNAUpdate on genome sequencing costs

For many years, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has tracked the costs associated with DNA sequencing performed at the sequencing centers funded by the Institute. This information has served as an important benchmark for assessing improvements in DNA …

diseaseSingle-nucleus RNA sequencing, droplet by droplet

DroNc-Seq — a technology that merges single-nucleus RNA sequencing with microfluidics — brings new scale to gene expression studies in complex tissues. Last year Broad researchers described a single-nucleus RNA sequencing method called sNuc-Seq. This system enabled researchers to study …

chinaChina embraces embryo selection and state health could cover it within ten years

There is spreading awareness in China of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), a procedure that helps couples undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) to avoid passing on genetic mutations that could cause disease or disability in their children. Fertility doctor Qiao typically …

DNADigital to Biological converter for on demand bio

Nature Biotechnology – Digital-to-biological converter for on-demand production of biologics Nextbigfuture covered this a few days ago in a biological teleporter article. Synthetic Genomics has developed a digital-to-biological converter for fully automated, versatile and demand-based production of functional biologics starting …

china$1500 to sequence newborns in China and $999 for adult whole genome sequencing

Veritas Genetics is offering full genome sequencing of newborns in China,, ordered by a doctor. They will report back on 950 serious early- and later-life disease risks, 200 genes connected to drug reactions, and more than 100 physical traits a …

futureGene sequencing for rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis and prompt initiation of correct life saving treatment

British scientists have made a world-first breakthrough in the diagnosis of tuberculosis using gene sequencing. The diagnosis can be made in days instead of months. This will enable the prompt treatment with the correct drugs. Researchers in Oxford and Birmingham …

cancerIsrael may have already used new F35s in January for missile strike in Syria

According to French newspaper Le Figaro, Israel has already put its tiny F-35 Lightning II fleet to use as early as mid-January of this year, having only taken full delivery of the first F-35s in their 75-strong order in mid-December …

DNAChina will go from 1% solar power in 2016 to possibly 2.5% power generation from solar in 2020

China’s installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world’s biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Saturday. Installed PV capacity rose to 77.42 gigawatts at the …

agricultureCold War 2.0 update with 40 million Russian people involved in 4 days of civil defense drills

Russian authorities have stepped up nuclear-war survival measures amid a showdown with Washington, dusting off Soviet-era civil-defense plans and upgrading bomb shelters in their biggest cities Russia recently held its biggest civil defense drills since the collapse of the U.S.S.R., …