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VirION: Towards Long-Read Viral Metagenomics

The study of viral ecology is taking major leaps forward with the use of long-read sequencing and viral metagenomics. On this webinar we discuss how MinION technology is bringing scientists closer to high-throughput single-virus genomics from environmental samples.

Stuff to Read, Week 9

This is 2018 guys; people are injecting stem cells into their penises hoping to make them bigger, and having their cheeks swabbed hoping to find the one.​​​​​​​ What’s going on? ​​​​

5 Things to Read Instead Of…

Glowing plants, molecular clocks, DNA map, a checklist for future-proofing hospitals for precision medicine and FDA withholding data (!?)  

5 Stories to Read Instead Of…

The most studied genes of all time; iPhone ultrasounds; migration of top life science talent; and still no science advisor at the White House…

5 Things to Read Instead Of…

Don’t know what to wear for Halloween? Be a mad scientist! That’s what you are anyway, isn’t it? Here are 5 things to read instead of worrying about a costume.

5 Things to Read Instead Of…

Had a beer, or a glass of wine (or five!) at last night’s networking drinks? Read these five stories instead of worrying about the (coming) hangover. 

5 Things to Read Instead Of…

The Festival is coming up, and people are stressed, nervous and excited. Here are things to read instead of biting your nails. Seriously, it’s gross.