The Scientist

» next-gen sequencing

Most Recent

Ambry Genetics CEO Aaron Elliott discusses his team’s recent analysis of 20,000 clinical next-generation sequencing panels.


image: Curious George

Curious George

By | October 1, 2016

George Church has consistently positioned himself at genomics’ leading edge.

1 Comment

image: DNA Sequencing: From Tedious to Automatic

DNA Sequencing: From Tedious to Automatic

By | October 1, 2016

Sequencing has gone from a laborious manual task costing thousands of dollars to a quick and cheap practice that is standard for many laboratories.

1 Comment

image: Thirty Years of Progress

Thirty Years of Progress

By | October 1, 2016

Since The Scientist published its first issue in October 1986, life-science research has transformed from a manual and often tedious task to a high-tech, largely automated process of unprecedented efficiency.

1 Comment

image: The Genetic Components of Rare Diseases

The Genetic Components of Rare Diseases

By | July 1, 2016

Techniques for determining which genes or genetic variants are truly detrimental


image: Genome Digest

Genome Digest

By | May 17, 2016

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  


image: Spoiler Alert

Spoiler Alert

By | March 1, 2016

How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity

1 Comment

image: Nanopore Sequencing Lawsuit

Nanopore Sequencing Lawsuit

By | February 29, 2016

Illumina accuses Oxford Nanopore Technologies of developing nanopore-based sequencing strategies covered by its patents.


image: Year in Review: Spotlight on Ancient DNA

Year in Review: Spotlight on Ancient DNA

By | December 30, 2015

Several studies using centuries-old genetic material graced the pages of life-science journals in 2015. Here’s a look at a few of the researchers and papers that made headlines this year.

1 Comment

image: Top 10 Innovations 2015

Top 10 Innovations 2015

By | December 1, 2015

The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics


Popular Now

  1. HIV Spread from Haiti to NYC in 1970, “Patient Zero” Not to Blame
  2. Culprit for Antibody Blockade Identified
  3. Investigation Finds Pathologist Guilty of Systemic Misconduct
  4. Many Evolutionary Paths Lead to Same Bird Trait