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Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

MICROSOFT PLEDGES $500M TO TACKLE SEATTLE HOUSING CRISIS

SEATTLE - Microsoft pledged $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region's...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Smartsheet Buys TernPro, Seattle Developer of Collaboration Tools

SMARTSHEET BUYS TERNPRO, SEATTLE DEVELOPER OF COLLABORATION TOOLS

Smartsheet, a Bellevue, WA-based company that develops collaborative software allowing users to track projects and manage company processes,...

 
 
 
Smartsheet acquires Slope to help creatives collaborate

SMARTSHEET ACQUIRES SLOPE TO HELP CREATIVES COLLABORATE

Smartsheet , the project management and collaboration tool that went public last April , announced the acquisition of Seattle-based...

SIM1000G: A USER-FRIENDLY GENETIC VARIANT SIMULATOR IN R FOR UNRELATED INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILY-BASED DESIGNS

Abstract Background Simulation of genetic variants data is frequently required for the evaluation of statistical methods in the fields...

 
 
 

GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD OPPONENTS KNOW LESS THAN THEY THINK, RESEARCH FINDS

People most opposed to genetically modified foods think they know the most about them, but actually know the least, new report finds.

Twins' Study Looks At Gene's Role in Disease

TWINS' STUDY LOOKS AT GENE'S ROLE IN DISEASE

Two of every five common diseases are at least partially influenced by a person's genetics, the largest U.S. study of twins ever conducted...

 
 
 

HERPES VIRUSES AND TUMORS EVOLVED TO LEARN HOW TO MANIPULATE THE SAME ANCIENT RNA

Herpes viral infections use the ancient genetic material found in the human genome to proliferate, mimicking the same process tumors...

Largest twin study to-date finds 40 percent of diseases are driven by DNA

LARGEST TWIN STUDY TO-DATE FINDS 40 PERCENT OF DISEASES ARE DRIVEN BY DNA

Diseases are mostly caused by the interplay of genetic and environmental factors like wealth, but the largest study of twins to-date...

 
 
 

NEW METHOD KNOCKS OUT YEAST GENES WITH SINGLE-POINT PRECISION

How do you make yeast work harder? Not to make bread, but in processes that yield chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Industries currently...

Webinar Recap: SMRT Sequencing offers Many Advantages for Microbial Research

WEBINAR RECAP: SMRT SEQUENCING OFFERS MANY ADVANTAGES FOR MICROBIAL RESEARCH

According to many, PacBio is the new “gold standard” in microbial sequencing. Chief Scientific Officer Jonas Korlach notes that its...

 
 
 

MSC: A METAGENOMIC SEQUENCE CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHM

AbstractMotivationMetagenomics is the study of genetic materials directly sampled from natural habitats. It has the potential to reveal...

INTERNATIONAL PLANT & ANIMAL GENOME XXVII

PAG brings together over 3,000 leading genetic scientists and researchers in plant and animal research, and over 130 exhibits, 150...

 
 
 
Nvidia opens robotics research lab in Seattle

NVIDIA OPENS ROBOTICS RESEARCH LAB IN SEATTLE

Nvidia today opened a research lab for robots that are good at collaboration with humans. The lab will house 50 roboticists and machine...

 
 
 
Our Seattle Forecast: Cloudy, with a 100% Chance of Robotics Innovation

OUR SEATTLE FORECAST: CLOUDY, WITH A 100% CHANCE OF ROBOTICS INNOVATION

Rain, Mount Rainier and, now, robots. The Seattle landscape is getting another feature with the opening of our AI Robotics Research...

Using Biotechnology to Tackle Deadly Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

USING BIOTECHNOLOGY TO TACKLE DEADLY MOSQUITO-BORNE ILLNESSES

Every year, nearly a million deaths are attributed to mosquito-borne illnesses and 500 million people are infected with a disease transmitted...