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.
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.
The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.
The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.
In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.