When scientists first sequenced the human genome, they needed large robotic machines and huge laboratories; now, a single person armed with a desktop computer can perform the work of an entire genetics lab. | Mehau Kulyk/Science Photo Library/Corbis

Biotech's Explosive Evolution Outpaces Moore's Law

Traditional electronics have advanced at a rapid pace over the last decade, now it's biotechnology's turn.

May 14, 2013
10:30 AM EDT