DailyDirt: Biotech's Own Exaflood?

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Studying biology takes time. Computer software/hardware has a Moore's law clockcycle that keeps things chugging along at a pretty good clip, but the biotech revolution is growing at a slightly slower pace. Sure, we've seen some cloning, genetically modified organisms and a wide variety of promising medical advances. Perhaps the biotech industry doesn't have an exponentially-growing metric to rally around, but solid progress is leading to an enormous amount of accumulated data, knowledge and possibilities. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: biotech, crispr, gene editing, genome, genome sequencing, gmo, telomerator, yeast


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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 15 Oct 2015 @ 6:17pm

    By 2025, predictions estimate that a billion people could have their individual genomes sequenced

    Great, one more page in the NSA collection efforts that can be added to people's records.

    I'm sure governments will love these new technologies.

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