A picture released by Xinhua News Agency shows a researcher delivering the 2019-nCoV detection reagents at a company in Wuqing District, Tianjin Municipality, China, 27 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Ma Ping

Coronavirus: US start-up GenapSys says iPad-sized gene sequencer could help China contain outbreak

  • Silicon Valley-based GenapSys is in early talks with Chinese health authorities to help fight the epidemic with its gene-sequencing technology
  • Its iPad-size gene sequencer is 100 times smaller than traditional gene sequencers, making it ideal for widespread deployment during outbreaks, it says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A picture released by Xinhua News Agency shows a researcher delivering the 2019-nCoV detection reagents at a company in Wuqing District, Tianjin Municipality, China, 27 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Ma Ping
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