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Battelle Ventures Invests $5M in MIT Drug-Discovery Outfit Hepregen

Battelle Ventures and its Tennessee-based affiliate, Innovation Valley Partners, said this week that they have committed to a $5 million Series A investment in Hepregen Corporation, a spinout of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.

The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.

Familial DNA searches in criminal cases are winning over some critics, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.

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