November 23, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Genomics

2 min read

Could Apple computers be getting into the genomics biz? In March, I was thinking it’d be fun to do an April Fool’s Day post. I wrote the following as a possible satire spoof piece title but never had a chance to do an actual post: iPhone 7 To Come With iPhone 7ATGC Version with Personal DNA Sequencer Now perhaps my idea for an April Fool’s Day prank piece might not be so far off the mark from reality. Antonio Regalado just reported on rumors …Read More

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As I am writing this, a revolution in medicine and science is building up steam around the world called Genomics. Let me clue you in so you do not miss the boat on this dramatic change coming in our lives. Genomics means the study of genomes. A genome is the complete sequence of an organism’s DNA, whether it is a human or pond scum (or even a scummy human). The original sequencing of a human genome took many years and more than $3 billion, but …Read More