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Assembly problem solved by wizardry

San Diego USA, the Poorly Assembled Genomes (PAG) meeting got off to an exciting start this year as a little know bioinformatics company ordasIT took centre stage having solved the age old ‘assembly problem’ with their new secret algorithm ‘DenovoHocusPocus’ … Continue reading

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North Korea enters the genomics race and steals AGBT

Pyongyang, North Korea.¬† It was announced today by North Korean supreme leader, Kim Jong-un, that he is initiating a national genome sequencing program which aims to decode the genomes of the entire North Korean population of 25 million people. It … Continue reading

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Science blogging community makes contact with the outside world

The real world has been shaken by the discovery of a secret society that has been hiding in plain sight for many years. A New York Times reporter, who was looking for classified CIA documents, stumbled across webpages from a … Continue reading

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DNA Sequencing Takes a Quantum Leap

Liverpool, UK. ¬†Radical startup biotech company CrapBio has raised the stakes yet again in the battle for supremacy in the personal genome market. Two years since they rocked the foundations of the genomics community with their SHTseq system they have … Continue reading

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