Genome sequencing

Motherboard

Scientists Found Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Space

NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
Becky Ferreira
11.27.18
biological teleportation

Craig Venter's ‘Digital-to-Biological Converter’ Is Real

Right now, it prints proteins. In the far future, it could print human babies on Mars.
Jordan Pearson
6.15.17
ANIMALS

Scientists Identify Gene That Protects Tardigrades From Radiation

They showed it could even work on human cells too...
Victoria Turk
9.20.16
Germany

Scientists Recreated One of Our Deadliest Plagues to Understand Its Evolution

The bacterium behind the Black Death and Justinian's Plague comes back to life.
Sarah Emerson
9.2.16
Vice Blog

Here's How People Are Actually Using Bitcoin

We talk to Bitcoin users following the latest episode of Black Market: Dispatches on the dark web.
Ezra Marcus
8.31.16
ANIMALS

New Research Helps Explain Why Giraffes Have Such Long Necks

Scientists sequenced the giraffe genome for the first time ever.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.17.16
News

Canada's Insurance Companies Want All Your Genetic Information

Canada’s privacy watchdog is at odds with the industry.
Jordan Pearson
5.13.16
Bed Bugs

Researchers Sequenced the Bed Bug's Genome, Hope to Find Its Weak Spots

Their findings could help others come up with more effective pesticides.
Emiko Jozuka
2.2.16
Science

A New Analysis Questions How Much Foreign DNA Tardigrades Actually Have

Two research groups sequencing the genome of the same species of ‘water bear’ report different results.
Victoria Turk
12.7.15
Fashion

Wear the Perfect Genes with Personalized DNA Scarves

Dot One takes a DNA swab from your cheek and turns it into a very 'you' scarf.
Lauren Ingram
12.7.15
DNA

Newly Sequenced Tardigrade Genome Shows They’re Even Weirder Than We Thought

The tardigrade or "water bear" genome has a huge amount of foreign DNA.
Victoria Turk
11.23.15
News

​This Adorable Octopus Is Probably Smarter Than Your Dog

The recent mapping of the octopus genome may account for its ingenuity.
Rachel Pick
8.14.15
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