Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > News > Big things start small

April 3rd, 2005

Big things start small

Abstract:
It took an army of scientists, an arsenal of computers, hundreds of millions of dollars and years of toil to crack the chemical code of an anonymous human being.

But your own personal genome on a CD may be just around the corner, to warn you of health problems decades before they happen. This could spell healthy profits as well: Market research firm Frost & Sullivan says genetic testing will be a $1 billion industry by 2007.

David Bishop is president of the New Jersey Nanotechnology Consortium, which aims to make a prototype of a genome decoder chip by then. "A lot of people think our grandchildren can live forever because we will be able to turn off the part of the genome that causes age."

Source:
nj.com

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related Links

New Jersey Nanotechnology Consortium

Related News Press

Possible Futures

Air Force’s 30-year plan seeks 'strategic agility' August 1st, 2014

IBM Announces $3 Billion Research Initiative to Tackle Chip Grand Challenges for Cloud and Big Data Systems: Scientists and engineers to push limits of silicon technology to 7 nanometers and below and create post-silicon future July 10th, 2014

Virus structure inspires novel understanding of onion-like carbon nanoparticles April 10th, 2014

Local girl does good March 22nd, 2014

Nanomedicine

Nanoscale assembly line August 29th, 2014

Copper shines as flexible conductor August 29th, 2014

Novel 'butterfly' molecule could build new sensors, photoenergy conversion devices August 28th, 2014

PetLife Comments on CNN Story on Scorpion Venom Health Benefits August 27th, 2014

Profiles

Russia’s Nano-enabled Products Market to Witness Massive Growth February 8th, 2011

Adept Technology Announces Orders for Over $600K from Chinese Partner January 18th, 2011

Nanostart-held ItN Nanovation Receives Major Follow-on Order in Saudi Arabia November 29th, 2010

Homegrown Companies Developing Batteries for Clean Energy Storage November 2nd, 2010

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE