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This week’s highlighted discussion tackles the “Internet of DNA”, a story I picked last week in my SNPpets post, which has bubbled up elsewhere. And Biostar folks look at the more technical implications of “A global network of millions of genomes….” Biostars is a site for asking, answering and discussing bioinformatics questions and issues. We […]
Genome editing strategies are certainly a hot topic of late. We were astonished at the traffic that the animation of the CRISPR/Cas-9 process recently drew to the blog. There’s a huge amount of potential for novel types of studies and interventions in human disease situations–but I’m already seeing applications in agriculture coming along. There’s an […]
I know there’s lots of hype and drama over “big data”, some of which is over-the-top. But there are real needs and real opportunity in all sorts of data we are generating as well. So we now have a chief data scientist in the US. I found the news on the NIH Data Science blog, […]
This week’s SNPpets include 5 continents of Drosophila genomes, a response to “Cars…made by bioinformaticians”, BGI’s mission to change the world, a great table of sequencing costs per platform, and the Internet of DNA. Welcome to our Friday feature link collection: SNPpets. During the week we come across a lot of links and reads that […]
Biostars is a site for asking, answering and discussing bioinformatics questions and issues. We are members of the community and find it very useful. Often questions and answers arise at Biostars that are germane to our readers (end users of genomics resources). Every Thursday we will be highlighting one of those items or discussions here […]