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Illumina wants make it cheap to sequence a Genome. Here are the details.

DNA and Genome Sequencing are things that are becoming more common. Since the first sequencing of the whole human genome in 2003, we have made a lot of changes. 221 more words

Video on UChicago octopus research wins Emmy

A feature video produced by UChicago Creative’s Anthony Penta has won a 2016 Chicago/Midwest Region Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Informational/Instructional Programming. The segment looks at the work of… 187 more words

Biological Sciences

Smallpox Virus Isolated From 17th Century Mummy Reveal Recent Evolution

Smallpox is one of the most devastating diseases that humans have ever faced. It is highly infectious with a high mortality rate that leaves survivors scarred and deformed limbs. 327 more words


genome sequencing???

I wrote this for an assignment a week ago and found out later there is a strict 1-3 sentence max!!! I’m kind of proud of it though, so I’m posting it here. 349 more words

Cancer without a poker face

Chances are most people know someone who has been diagnosed with cancer. According to the American Cancer Society (2016) approximately 39% of the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime. 431 more words

What is Genome Sequencing?

In one of my recent posts, I talked about personalized medicine and how genomics will likely become┬ástandard medical practice one day, so this seemed like a great time to discuss what the term “genome sequencing” means. 624 more words



I just saw this incredible video about the inevitable future controversies of CRISPR gene editing. I really like how they blend science, technology, and society – and humor! 106 more words