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Biogen Idec Extends License to Linguamatics 12E Text Search and Mining Software

NEW YORK, June 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Biogen Idec has extended its license to Linguamatics' 12E text search and mining software, Liguamatics announced today.


According to Linguamatics, 12E has been deployed at Biogen since early 2005. It is used by Biogen's library and information systems team to solve a range of knowledge discovery problems in areas such as biomarker discovery, protein-disease associations, and toxicology.

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.