What Is DNA Data Storage?
Synthetic biology. Those aren’t two words most people expect to hear next to each other. What does it mean? Why is it important? How does it impact our future?
If you’re at all interested in health, chances are you’ve heard of the gut microbiome. It’s become quite the buzz word, for both individuals and for companies. In recent years it has attracted millions of dollars in federal grants, awards and funding from venture capitalists. And there is ground-breaking work that is being done in this area. Technological advances in next-generation sequencing and data analytics that is being coupled with modern approaches of systems biology and genetic engineering is significantly expanding our knowledge in the microbial populations and how it interacts with human hosts.