The SomaLogic Blog

More Than Meets The Eye: The Growing Complexity Of Genomics

I’m mystified. It sounded so easy on paper and more accurate than gazing into a crystal ball to see what my future has in store. I only had to give a sample and let the experts decipher my future encased within my genetic code. Yet, science...

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Moving Beyond Potential

Gripping a steering wheel sheathed in supple leather and driving down a winding road in a luxury car with ultra-responsive handling and superb performance... What could be more fun or exhilarating? Now, imagine if we swapped out the engine with a hamster...

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When to Trust Reagents: Gotta Have Faith… or Do We?

Have you experienced the following scenario? You are at a rock concert (or a team-building exercise at work) and lean back into a mosh pit (or group of your co-workers) with the expectation that they will catch you. If you have faith in people,...

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I Got You: The Strong Bond Between a SOMAmer and Its Protein

What thoughts give you a warm fuzzy feeling? A basket of golden retriever puppies or wriggly mewing kittens? Maybe loved ones or friends? We humans evolved to be social creatures. Without a social network, we could potentially face a lonely existence that...

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Send in the Modifications

War movies are full of it. Bullets whizzing past the infantry. Supplies dwindling to the last scrap of shoe leather. The enemy advancing ever closer. Morale falling faster than the apple hitting Sir Isaac Newton’s head. Suddenly, a burst of brilliant light...

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Lions and Tigers and Diseases…Oh My!

A newborn fawn laying in a flowering meadow takes its first wobbly steps and soon gleefully frolics. Unbeknownst to the little fawn, a mountain lion intently watches the little morsel. Fortunately, the fawn’s mother knows the world is full of danger and...

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Hot Proteins: The Prion Collective

Resistance is futile. These words have become the catch phrase of the Borg, an iconic alien race determined to assimilate all life into their collective. With no regard or any compassion, the aliens do what they want to achieve their objective....

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