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CHICAGO – Computational biologists and data scientists at the University of Washington-Tacoma have developed a methodology using "serverless" cloud computing that accelerates alignment of human RNA sequencing data by more than a thousandfold. This technology, they said, slashes the alignment time for a 640-million-read dataset from 19 hours to just one minute.

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