The X PRIZE Foundation presents a video on their Genomics Prize. (The video is also available at the prize's main web page, where you can also see some comments by Stephen Hawking and others on the prize). In addition to giving the background on the Genomics prize, the video has some space-related comments and video clips. This, and much more information about the Genomics X PRIZE, is described by the Genetic Genealogist. You can read about the history of the effort before the X PRIZE Foundation got involved, and also follow up on all of the registered competitors to date. A hint is given at the end of the post about several anticipated future posts on the subject.
In other Archon X PRIZE for Genomics news, the X PRIZE Foundation announces that a new member of the prize's Scientific Advisory Board.