What do "omics," light sources, and sensors on the ocean floor have in common? Big data. Really gargantuan data, that's what. Advanced genomic sequencers like the Illumina HiSeq X 10 will generate terabytes of data per day. Scientists at the Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS) talk about light source experiments that could generate over 100 terabytes a day, some saying over 300 terabytes a day...
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