nanopore sequencing

The researchers established the suitability of FraC nanopores for protein analysis and offered a new approach to driving proteins into nanopores for detection.

The company said that several companies in China are installing the GridIon X5 sequencing platform for in-house and service work.

Armonica Technologies is looking to develop a nanochannel-based sequencing device that uses optical detection. 

Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.

MinION in the Clinic

UK clinicians are to begin a trial using Oxford Nanopore's MinION to diagnose pneumonia, according to the Telegraph.

PlayDNA Pilot Project

The New York Genome Center spinout has been conducting a pilot project involving Oxford Nanopore's MinIon with a Manhattan middle school.

Oxford Nanopore Flongle

The company is working on a variety of updates for existing platforms, including a disposable MinIon flow cell for diagnostic applications, as well as on new nanopore devices.

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

In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.

During a live webcast today, CTO Clive Brown provided updates on several products and processes, including the PromethIon, base calling, and 1D2 reads.

Pages

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.