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One Codex, a Y Combinator-backed company, wants to be the go-to spot for searching through genomic data, TechCrunch reports.

Nick Greenfield and Nik Krumm, the company founders, currently offer a beta version of their platform, which searches through the company's database of some 30,000 bacteria, viruses, and fungi. That database draws on RefSeq 65 Complete Genomes database and the National Center for Biotechnology Information repository.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

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