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IBM Adds TurboGenomics Tools to its Life Sciences Software

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 - IBM has added TurboGenomics' bioinformatics tools to its Life Sciences Framework, the companies said today.

 

The bioinformatics include TurboGenomics' TurboHub technology to manage the distribution of application workloads in clusters and grids and its TurboBench workflow-management tool.

The Scan

For Better Odds

Bloomberg reports that a child has been born following polygenic risk score screening as an embryo.

Booster Decision Expected

The New York Times reports the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine this week for individuals over 65 or at high risk.

Snipping HIV Out

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Temple University researchers are to test a gene-editing approach for treating HIV.

PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection

In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more.