Category Archives: biology
This was an interesting video about Pacific Biosciences (PacBio), a third-generation DNA sequencing company, that I recently came across in the Wall Street Journal. It profiles their upcoming sequencing device, the PacBio RS, from a business perspective.
The basic premise of genetic sequencing involves preparing a DNA sample into a form suitable for use on a DNA sequencer. Afterwards, the sequencer ascertains the sequences of bases on the preapred sample and stores these results into a digital … Continue reading
I recently came across some nifty overviews of topics that are of recent interest in genetics research. The cool thing was, that they were in video form. Being a TV addict, this was all too good to be true. microRNAs … Continue reading
This is an interesting video showing how a HIV virus infects an individual cell, and how the virus eventually spreads to the other remaining host cells.