DNA Synthesis

7 Companies Doing DNA Synthesis for Medical R&D

One of the important figures behind deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) synthesis technology is biochemist and Nobel Laureate Kary Mullis. Allegedly, he discovered a way to synthetically replicate DNA through what is now known as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) while dropping massive hits of acid on his way home from work. And despite the massive potential behind […]

Codex DNA Stock – A Desktop DNA Factory

We’re often asked why we write about companies that aren’t publicly traded. That’s because in the world of emerging technologies, the most exciting stuff is still in the process of emerging. When a company gets traction – what we define as meaningful revenue growth – they often decide to have an initial public offering (IPO). […]

DNA Script Develops World’s First Enzymatic DNA Printer

The octopus is a solitary creature that doesn’t find dating to be all that. When it comes time to mate, the male sends the female a sperm pouch from afar, sometimes with a severed arm attached. And they said romance was dead. In addition to being intelligent enough to avoid child support and alimony, the […]

Twist Bioscience Stock Offered in IPO

Just a few weeks ago, we published a piece on 9 DNA Data Storage Companies to Watch, one of which was a startup called Twist Bioscience. After taking in just over $253 million from 24 different investors including Illumina (third largest shareholder with 7.7%) and asset manager Fidelity, Twist Bioscience has filed for an Initial […]

9 DNA Data Storage Companies to Watch

The storage capacity of DNA is so powerful that all the data in the world could be stored in a volume of fewer than 3 gallons. It was in January of 2017 that we first wrote about using DNA to store data, pointing out an Irish startup that was selling a DNA storage device on […]