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Machine Learning’s Big Role in Population-Level Genetic Study

Nov 19, 2018 |

A large-scale genetic project is currently underway in Nevada that’s using advanced analytics and machine learning to identify connections between people’s genes and their health. It’s the first project to study genetic data at a population level, and it could be a model for a national program. Read more…

Cisco Eyes Better Analytics Through ‘DNA’

Mar 2, 2016 |

As the 800-pound gorilla in networking, Cisco already plays a major role in moving data around the globe. But with today’s launch of its new Digital Network Architecture (DNA) strategy, the company has big plans to make data analytics more pervasive across the enterprise. Read more…

Five Ways Big Genomic Data Is Making Us Healthier

Jun 3, 2015 |

We’ve come a long ways since the human genome was first decoded 13 years ago. Thanks to continued advances in high performance computing and distributed data analytics, doctors and computer scientists are finding innovative new ways to use genetic data to improve our health. Read more…

Your DNA Data: The New Web Currency?

Jun 3, 2013 |Savvy Web consumers today are accustomed to getting stuff for free, in exchange for sharing a little information about themselves or subjecting themselves to ads. Now, a Minneapolis, Minnesota startup is putting a genetic twist on that model by enabling people to sell their DNA data to others, including marketers. Read more…

Digging Mutants Out of Massive Data

Oct 30, 2012 |Uncovering mutants out of massive wells of data about mutations and points of "normal" genetic reference can understandably quite a data-intensive task given with the amount of genes within the genomes that have to be mapped and followed... Read more…

DNA Big Data Research Stuns Stephen Colbert

Oct 9, 2012 |Stephen Colbert, noted satirical comedian, expresses his shock at 20 million copies of a book being contained on a slip of paper as a result of sequencing digital information as DNA. Read more…

DNA to Carry New Data Burden

Aug 21, 2012 |Harvard scientists from the Wyss Institute have taken a significant step forward, encrypting 700 terabytes of data such that a single gram of DNA would carry almost a zettabyte of information, defeating the previous DNA information density record by a factor of a thousand. Read more…

The Path to Personalized Medicine

Nov 21, 2011 |Life sciences research and development professionals are among the first to claim an insatiable need for robust management, storage and compute resources. According to one researcher, the cloud and new research groups are providing valuable partnerships that are making personalized medicine a reality. Read more…

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