This story's headline has been updated to more accurately reflect IBM's business model. 

NEW YORK, April 3 – Calling its more well-known work in the area of supercomputing “old news,” Caroline Kovac, vice president of IBM’s life sciences unit, said Tuesday that Big Blue is aggressively targeting the data management challenges of life science research. 

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