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Mini DNA sequencer tests true

The MinION, a handheld DNA-sequencing device developed by Oxford Nanopore, has been tested and evaluated by an independent, international consortium coordinated by EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI). The ...

dateOct 15, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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What is a hunter's moon?

If you live in the northern hemisphere, than stargazing during the early autumn months can a bit tricky. During certain times in these seasons, the stars, planets and Milky Way will be obscured by the presence of some very ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Nanopore: the Oxford story

Last month Oxford University spinout firm Oxford Nanopore revealed that it is to produce a new DNA sequencing machine the size of a USB stick.

dateMar 16, 2012 in Biochemistry
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