IOP Science: Publisher’s Pick

An article co-authored by UT’s Joint Institute of  Computational Sciences and oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers has earned recognition from IOP Science. The article conveys details of the research team’s investigation of a physics-based method of DNA sequencing, which is intended to read the hereditary traits coded in human DNA. The method they explored, known as nanopore sequencing, uses a narrow, single-walled carbon nanotube and electric field to thread a strand of DNA from one reservoir with solvent to another, allowing for the electrical detection of DNA sequences. To read more about the research, visit the National Institute for Computational Sciences website. To view the article, visit IOP Science.

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