Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction
Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction
A founder of the field of synthetic biology is selling data from his own DNA as a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Nebula Genomics, a personal genome company he cofounded.
Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction
Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction

A founder of the field of synthetic biology is selling data from his own DNA as a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Nebula Genomics, a personal genome company he cofounded.

A founder of the field of synthetic biology is selling data from his own DNA as a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Nebula Genomics, a personal genome company he cofounded.

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Reaching Greater PCR Speeds, Specificity, and Fidelity
Reaching Greater PCR Speeds, Specificity, and Fidelity
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with MilliporeSigma | Jun 21, 2021
A new KOD polymerase enables sub-15 minute PCR protocols
Technique Talk: Getting Started with Sample Prep for Single Cell Multiomics
Technique Talk: Getting Started with Sample Prep for Single Cell Multiomics
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | Jun 1, 2021
In this workshop brought to you by 10x Genomics, discover the best ways to prepare samples for single cell multiomics.
Scaling BAC on Time and Sample
Scaling BAC on Time and Sample
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Agilent Technologies | Apr 9, 2021
A new and simplified quality control method confirms the cloning of both small and large inserts in bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) with significantly less time and sample.
Using Genetics and Genomics to Improve Food Security
Using Genetics and Genomics to Improve Food Security
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 25, 2021
Pamela Ronald and Kan Wang will discuss how they enhance the yield and disease resistance of important crops.
NGS Library QC: Two Steps, One Instrument
NGS Library QC: Two Steps, One Instrument
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with DeNovix | Mar 23, 2021
A combination spectrophotometer/fluorometer simplifies nucleic acid concentration and purity measurements.
Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond
Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2021
Last year’s Top 10 Innovations judges look into their crystal balls.
Understanding and Optimizing PCR
Understanding and Optimizing PCR
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 25, 2020
Do you know how to get the most out of your PCR reactions?
Echo Acoustic for Microbiome
Echo Acoustic for Microbiome
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 18, 2020
The workflow for microbiome whole genome sequencing
Genetic and Spatial Heterogeneity in Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
Genetic and Spatial Heterogeneity in Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 20, 2020
Joseph Powell will discuss how heterogeneous subpopulations of HPV+ head and neck cancer cells drive unique disease states, cell-cell interactions, and microenvironment dynamics, and have implications for cancer behavior, metastasis, and response to treatment.   
Advances in Nucleic Acid Sequencing
Advances in Nucleic Acid Sequencing
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 13, 2020
Download this eBook to learn how new sequencing methods revolutionize genetics research!
A Ticking Time Bomb: Tracing the Origin and Spread of SARS-CoV-2
A Ticking Time Bomb: Tracing the Origin and Spread of SARS-CoV-2
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 30, 2020
Linda Saif will give a historical overview of SARS spillovers from animals to humans, and Neville Sanjana will describe recent work on a SARS-CoV-2 spike protein variant that increases human infectivity.
<strong>Tailor-Made: Empowering SARS-CoV-2 Researchers Worldwide</strong>
Tailor-Made: Empowering SARS-CoV-2 Researchers Worldwide
The Scientist Creative Services Team | May 26, 2020
Arbor Biosciences is offering free SARS-CoV-2 myBaits kits to all researchers.  
Africa Contributes SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing to COVID-19 Tracking
Africa Contributes SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing to COVID-19 Tracking
Munyaradzi Makoni | Mar 30, 2020
In recent years, laboratories on the continent have ramped up genomic sequencing capabilities, offering in-country analyses rather than outsourcing the job.
Most Comprehensive Analysis of Cancer Genomes to Date
Most Comprehensive Analysis of Cancer Genomes to Date
Jef Akst | Feb 5, 2020
An interrogation of the whole genomes of more than 2,600 cancers yields clues about the genetic drivers of malignancy, how tumors evolve, and more.
Ancient Human DNA Provides New Look at African History
Ancient Human DNA Provides New Look at African History
Jef Akst | Jan 22, 2020
Genomic information from four children who lived thousands of years ago in what is now Cameroon could shed light on the spread of the Bantu languages and on the history of present-day African populations.
Scripps Acquires Pfizer&rsquo;s Massive Microbial Library
Scripps Acquires Pfizer’s Massive Microbial Library
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2020
The East Coast campus of the research institute received shipments of freeze-dried or frozen samples of more than 210,000 microbial strains, which scientists plan to mine for potentially useful natural products.
Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study
Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study
Kerry Grens | Jan 8, 2020
A review of 36 individuals’ sequencing results performed by three US labs finds thousands of genes that were never fully sequenced to industry standards.
What A Long, Strange Decade It&rsquo;s Been
What A Long, Strange Decade It’s Been
Bob Grant | Dec 20, 2019
For the past 10 years, life science has moved us closer to a complete understanding of what makes us human—our similarities, our differences, and our shared history.
2019 Top 10 Innovations
2019 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2019
From a mass photometer to improved breath biopsy probes, these new products are poised for scientific success.