I.B.M. Joins Pursuit of $1,000 Personal Genome
"One of the oldest names in computing is joining the race to sequence the genome for $1,000. On Tuesday, I.B.M. plans to give technical details of its effort to reach and surpass that goal, ultimately bringing the cost to as low as $100, making a personal genome cheaper than a ticket to a Broadway play."
More information available at Genetic Futurehttp://scienceblogs.com/geneticfuture/2009/10/ibms_foray_into_nanopore_seque.php#more