Tools & Technology

Two research groups demonstrated the de novo assembly of a human genome and a tomato genome, using data from Oxford Nanopore's MinIon.

Called IonStar, the approach uses MS1-level measurements on high-res mass spec to enable reproducible quantification of proteomes across large sample sets.

Penn State University has established a new program to train graduate students to apply data science to biomedical sciences, including genomics.

The firm recently presented data on its first two products that use its proprietary 3Base technology.

Open-source communities have worked in parallel for years, but the need to combine translational and clinical research could be served by the merger.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.