Can scientists sequence DNA in 100 seconds?

Researchers are developing new methods for sequencing entire strands of DNA from humans or bacteria in just 100 seconds, which could lead to transformative advances in biology and medicine. Prashant Nagpal, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at University of Colorado Boulder, explains why rapid, affordable DNA sequencing is so important and why it may finally be within reach.

Provided by University of Colorado Boulder

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