Archive for March, 2018

DNA Sequencing Instruments Less than $20K?

A DNA sequencing instrument under $20K that fits on your desktop?  Yes, the cost of sequencing DNA continues to plummet thanks to the innovation of companies like Illumina.  Their latest sequencer is aimed at studying virus, bacteria and microbes.  How will these low cost instruments affect the high end instrument market, which can have instruments that cost up to $1 million?  

 

Amazon’s Prime Air

While conducting an inspection of aviation ground support equipment I ran across an entire plane dedicated to just Amazon Prime shipments.  Shows you how much volume Amazon is turning these days and the resources required to move it.