Towards practical, high-capacity, low-maintenance information storage in synthesized DNA




Towards practical, high-capacity, low-maintenance information storage in synthesized DNA, by Nick Goldman, Paul Bertone, Siyuan Chen, Christophe Dessimoz, Emily M. LeProust, Botond Sipos & Ewan Birney published in Nature (2013) doi:10.1038/nature11875. Abstract Digital production, transmission and storage have revolutionized how we access and use information but have also made archiving an increasingly complex task that […]






The expanding scope of DNA sequencing




The expanding scope of DNA sequencing. by Jay Shendure and Erez Lieberman Aiden from U.Washington published in Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Nov;30(11):1084-94. Abstract In just seven years, next-generation technologies have reduced the cost and increased the speed of DNA sequencing by four orders of magnitude, and experiments requiring many millions of sequencing reads are now routine. […]