DNA has gone digital – what could possibly go wrong?

By Jean Peccoud, Professor, Abell Chair in Synthetic Biology, Colorado State University and Jenna E. Gallegos, Postdoctoral Researcher in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University. Modern advances come with new liabilities. Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock.com Biology is becoming increasingly digitized. Researchers like us use computers to analyze DNA, operate lab equipment and store genetic information. But new… Please follow and like us:

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Data is the new petroleum

SILICON VALLEY, CA. – A new era of anthropological evolution is upon us. Every 500 years or so, a great leap forward takes place. Egypt, the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids. The Roman Empire (eschewing the setback of the Dark Ages), the Renaissance and rise of the British Empire (followed by the Pax Americana) come to… Please follow and like us:

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