Archive: 07/21/2011

A $1000 genome could be reached by 2013

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new report published in the journal Nature describes the new machine created by Jonathan Rothberg of Ion Torrent Systems which uses semiconductors to decode DNA and takes them one step c ...

Jul 21, 2011 report
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New York Times suffers quarterly loss

The New York Times Company said Thursday it lost $120 million in the second quarter, as income from digital subscriptions failed to make up for a steep write-down of its print newspaper assets.

Jul 21, 2011
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Fingerprinting fugitive dust

Each community of soil microbes has a unique fingerprint that can potentially be used to track soil back to its source, right down to whether it came from dust from a rural road or from a farm field, according to a U.S. Department ...

Jul 21, 2011
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Nanotechnology for water filter

Nanotechnology has developed tremendously in the past decade and was able to create many new materials with a vast range of potential applications. Carbon nanotubes are an example of these new materials and consist of cylindrical ...

Jul 21, 2011
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