Making sense of the ever-increasing mounds of data is one of the great challenges facing researchers today. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, staff and students in the information technology department have come up with an approach to help researchers gain a new perspective on their data.
- EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, recently announced a partnership with Gyros AB to develop, manufacture and commercialize immunoassay kits for the Gyrolab™ platform.
In the early 1990s, an international effort was launched by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health to sequence the human genome. The project took 13 years, involved many scientists in several countries, and cost $2.7 billion (in FY 1991) dollars.