Tour of the most im­por­tant tech­nol­ogy you’ve never heard of.

Metro Canada (Halifax) - - SCIENCE -

Gene soup Old-school tech could only look at one species at a time. To­day, sci­en­tists can take a scoop of, say, pond scum, ex­tract all the DNA it holds from dif­fer­ent or­gan­isms, and an­a­lyze the data. This tech­nol­ogy is called high­through­put se­quenc­ing (HTS), and gamechanger doesn’t be­gin to cover it.

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