next generation sequencing
Air Traffic
Air Traffic
Tracy Vence | Mar 1, 2014
Scientists use DNA sequencing to identify what’s attracting birds to airports, where midair collisions with planes can be devastating.
Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2013
Meet some of the products that didn't break into the Top 10 in 2013, but recieved praise from our expert judges nonetheless.
Next-Gen Test Tube Baby Born
Next-Gen Test Tube Baby Born
Chris Palmer | Jul 10, 2013
A baby has been born using in vitro fertilization aided by next-generation sequencing of embryos for genetic abnormalities.
Identifying Spurious Cancer Mutations
Identifying Spurious Cancer Mutations
Dan Cossins | Jun 19, 2013
Researchers reveal why analyses of cancer-causing mutations are riddled with false positives and demonstrate a new approach that eliminates the problem.
DNA-based Data Storage Here to Stay
DNA-based Data Storage Here to Stay
Sabrina Richards | Jan 23, 2013
The second example of storing digital data in DNA affirms its potential as a long-term storage medium.