By hijacking the DNA of a human cell, they showed it's possible to program it like a simple computer. The post Scientists Hack a Human Cell and Reprogram It Like a Computer appeared first on WIRED.
You can't save data on a quantum computer. So a commercial one will need to use vintage tech—ultra dense hard drives, maybe made of DNA or single atoms. The post What if Quantum Computers Used Hard Drives Made of DNA? appeared first on WIRED.
With their massive database of DNA, Ancestry has mapped how culture and geography has shaped the genetic structure of the US population over the last 200 years. The post 770,000 Tubes of Spit Help Map America's Great Migrations appeared first on WIRED.
Illumina, the world's largest DNA sequencer company, is incubating some new companies in an effort to broaden the base of genome research. The post Illumina Would Like You to Sequence More DNA, Please appeared first on WIRED.
The 2015 award goes to three scientists who dissected the molecular mechanisms that drive DNA repair.
The post DNA Repair Mechanisms Get the Nobel Prize in Chemistry appeared first on WIRED.