DNA sequencing for under $100? Company now says it will soon be possible
Illumina — a DNA sequencing company — unveiled a machine called the NovaSeq at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference this week. With it the company hopes to bring down the price of sequencing to less than $100. The post DNA sequencing for under $100? Company now says it will soon be possible appeared first on Digital Trends.
Figuring out what comes after gene sequencing in China
 In recent years, a crop of companies have emerged that are using genomic sequencing to detect diseases in order to prevent the negative outcome of those diseases. It’s led to a budding ecosystem of startups that are crunching the data, as well as the cost of that sequencing coming down. But while we’re at the stage of getting the cost of genomic sequencing down and making it… Read More ...
Apple’s Phil Schiller named to the board of DNA sequencing company Illumina
 Illumina is one of the leading companies when it comes to DNA sequencing. And today, the company is announcing that Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller is joining the board of directors. Read More ...
‘The Secret Life of Pets’ straps a GoPro on a virtual chihuahua
Strapping a GoPro to an animal is a surefire way to produce some pretty unique footage. And now, it’s been done in the virtual world thanks to Illumination Entertainment, the studio behind "The Secret Life of Pets." The post ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ straps a GoPro on a virtual chihuahua appeared first on Digital Trends....
Wondered what a $200,000 homemade EV that achieves 207.5 MPGe looks like? It’s not pretty
An Illinois team built an electric sedan that achieves 207.5 MPGe. While this might sound great; hold your applause. It costs $200,000 and looks like Herman Munster had his way with a Karmann Ghia. The post Wondered what a $200,000 homemade EV that achieves 207.5 MPGe looks like? It’s not pretty appeared first on Digital Trends. ...
How social media created (and destroyed) Tila Tequila
Tila Tequila was a reality star for the digital age. Now she's a fear-mongering conspiracy theorist. The very thing that catapulted the unknown into relative super-stardown - the Internet - is the same thing that tore her down. What happened?
How social media created (and destroyed) Tila Tequila
Tila Tequila was a reality star for the digital age. Now she's a fear-mongering conspiracy theorist. The very thing that catapulted the unknown into relative super-stardown - the Internet - is the same thing that tore her down. What happened?