The Earth BioGenome Project aims to sequence all eukaryotic species. This superkingdom of life includes all organisms except bacteria and archaea. Graphic by Mirhee Lee

Earth BioGenome Project aims to sequence genomes of 1.5 million species

An international consortium of scientists is proposing a massive project to sequence, catalog and analyze the genomes of all known eukaryotic species on the planet, …

A miniature DNA sequencer began 27 years ago with a quick sketch in a car. Laurel Hamers spells out the tale. Illustrated by Jay Rasgorshek.

Making the MinION

By Laurel Hamers David Deamer was driving through Oregon when he swerved his car to the side of the highway. He dug out a steno pad …

This Week in Nucleic Acids Research

April 11, 2018 University of California, Santa Cruz, researchers present a single-cell RNA sequencing method called Tn5Prime — a Smart-seq2 protocol that includes a Tn5 transposase-based 5′-capture …