8 March 2012

Nanotech update: it looks like a large $900 USB stick but when you plug it into a laptop it will unzip and sequence an entire DNA strand faster than you can say "protein nanopore embedded in a robust polymer membrane"* - http://vimeo.com/36907534

(3m54s; Oxford Nanopore via Gizmag; *hyperbole. In fact, it can run up to 15 base pairs per second)

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