Daily Archives: February 27, 2013

IntegenX Teams with SAIC to Pursue Defense Threat Reduction Agency Contracts Using Rapid DNA Biometrics Capability

IntegenXIntegenX and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today that they have signed a teaming agreement to pursue Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Awards supporting U.S. needs for detection of weapons of mass destruction. Support provided by IntegenX and SAIC will enable warfighters to complete their missions efficiently and effectively by supplying an integrated system that provides rapid DNA-based identification of biothreat agents.

Crick’s letter about DNA discovery to be sold at auction

Francis Crick with James D. Watson, co-discoverers of the structure and function of DNA, are shown in this image taken circa 1953(Reuters) – A letter by Francis Crick, the co-discoverer of DNA, outlining the Nobel Prize-winning achievement to his young son is expected to fetch as much as $2 million when it is sold at auction in April, Christie’s said on Tuesday.