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Genomics boom puts strain on data storage, electricity grid

A widely seen and much-celebrated chart maintained by the National Institutes of Health shows how the fall in the cost of sequencing has outstripped the steady decline of Moore's law in recent years. The chart is a visual representation of the race toward the $1,000 genome, but now the industry is feeling the flip side of the graph: It can no longer rely on Moore's law to meet its storage needs.

Supercomputing supports genetic, cancer research in Arizona

There is a vast amount of data out there, from the millions of genomes of patients and their cancers to what must be billions of clinical research reports and medical records, but it's really...

Biopharma shows caution as cloud use rises

Developments in signal-detection technologies are currently driving the use of adaptive trials while supply chain forecasting solutions are now driving trial efficiency. But cloud computing is just

EMC drives jockeying in data storage

EMC Corp. has bested NetApp in the bidding for Data Domain with a $2.1 billion offer. CEO Joe Tucci says the combo forms "a powerful force in next-generation, disk-based backup and archive,"