Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

By Jon Fingas Gene sequencing, once a rare feat, is pretty common these days… but how do you know that your DNA data is up to snuff? As of now, there’s an easy way to find out. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released reference gene… Source:: Human gene sequencing gets an […]

NASA patched Curiosity rover's autofocus problem over the air

By Timothy J. Seppala Pardon me while I say something that might not be entirely popular: Software updates are pretty awesome. Maybe not so much for game consoles, but, I digress because the Curiosity rover recently received a patch that improved the autofocus of its “Che… Source:: NASA patched Curiosity rover’s autofocus problem over the […]

Firefox browser for iOS is almost ready for testing

By Jon Fingas It’s been a long time coming, but Firefox for iOS is nearly here… in a manner of speaking. Mozilla has revealed that it’s about to conduct a “limited” beta test of the web browser, and has already posted source code for early testers. The organizat… Source:: Firefox browser for iOS is almost […]