By Julia Karow

This article, originally published Jan. 27, has been updated with additional information from Life Technologies.

Life Technologies said last week that the SOLiD 4, an update to its SOLiD sequencing system that will be available starting this quarter, generates 100 gigabases of mappable sequence data per run at a reagent cost of $6,000 per human genome.

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