Computers with MinION software make their way to the ISS

With the launch of the MinION DNA sequencer scheduled for the summer, the advance part of the associated computing/software is already on the way. Watch the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida carrying an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft.  It was carrying more than 3 1/2 tons of… Read More Computers with MinION software make their way to the ISS

Biomolecule sequencer project at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

The 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference takes place in Texas, March 21-25.  View this abstract from the NASA team, in which the authors describe the potential impact of sequencing…:“(1) mitigate microbial risks to crew by allowing identification of microbes in water, in air, and on surfaces; (2) identify optimal treatment strategies for infections that… Read More Biomolecule sequencer project at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference