The R&D collaboration will examine a Western Digital theory that moving computational power closer to large genomic datasets can speed up analysis.
Aside from its core synthetic biology business, the company has expanded into NGS and is looking to move into drug discovery and DNA data storage.
Technology Review reports on startup Catalog Technologies' prototype to store data as DNA.
With $93M in new funding, large-scale storage vendor Qumulo is making a deeper push into life sciences, supporting research and clinical genomics alike.
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.
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.
University of Idaho researchers model the scientific discovery process to examine the link between reproducibility and scientific truth.
A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.
Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.
In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.