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Protana to Use Data-Management Tools from IBM, TurboWorx

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (GenomeWeb News) - Protana today said it has chosen joint data-management tools made by TurboWorx and supported by IBM.


The workflow products comprise the TurboWorx Enterprise, which is supported by the IBM DB2 Universal Database, WebSphere Application Server, Tivoli Storage Manager, and IBM eServer xSeries.

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.