8. June 2015 21:13
Amazon is in a race against Google to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018. Academic institutions and healthcare companies are picking sides betwee... [More]
4. April 2014 18:04
The collision of big data and decoded genetic information is creating a wealth of opportunities for biologists, engineers and public health researchers. However, there is also the potential that advances in computing and genetics are providing potentially catastrophic opportunities for mal... [More]
26. March 2014 20:38
Googling a person is about to take on a completely new meaning.
The Mountain View search giant recently invited geneticists to upload information to the company's cloud infrastructure. Google also provided scientists with instructions on how to import, process, store and, of course, ... [More]