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University of Washington researchers are collecting pictures from people to encode in DNA to explore its use as data storage device, Wired reports.

The new partnership between Cloudian, OnRamp Bioinformatics, and ScaleMatrix seeks to cut the costs and processing time of sequencing analysis.

Microsoft is exploring using DNA as a data storage device, Technology Review reports.

A comparison of single-cell RNA sequencing profiles from more than 1,000 fresh or frozen samples suggests cryopreservation does not alter general transcriptome patterns.

The combined product includes Edico’s Dragen bioinformatics processor integrated into a Dell server, as well as Dell EMC’s Isilon storage.

Verne Global Data Center in Iceland

The recent decision by a top UK research institute to outsource its data storage to a lower-cost, clean energy facility in Iceland has observers taking notice.

Microsoft and the University of Washington researchers encode 200 megabytes of data in DNA.

Companies vie to manage genomic data, the Economist reports.

The company's software is able to reduce sequence file sizes by up to fivefold, in turn reducing storage costs four- to fivefold.

IBM technology implemented at the center includes an IBM XIV Storage System, the IBM Tivoli Maximo asset management system, the IBM Tivoli Netcool operations management software, and IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition.

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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.