The first genome sequencing cost $2.7 billion and took 15 years.

January 11, 2017

This sequencing startup is even planning to pay you to submit to studies.

November 4, 2016

We may have all left Africa at the same time, but why?

October 5, 2016

Monovar is a novel technique that uses only individual cancer cells in detection, and has possible applications beyond cancer detection.

April 25, 2016

Full Genomes Corporation is a company that makes next-generation sequencing available to the direct-to-consumer market. Genetic sequencing can now be done for less than $1000.

January 5, 2016

Biologists were able to induce one species of flatworm to grow head and brain characteristics of other flatworm species. This study has significant implications in human regenerative medicine, as it showcases the possibility of regrowing lost body parts or treating birth defects without genetic manipulation.

November 25, 2015

Two geneticists were able to successfully accomplish this feat using the MinION small transportable genetic sequencer, which will likely now be transported to the ISS for further testing.

October 15, 2015