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The UK-based Dementia Discovery Fund is investing $1.3M in Immuneering's drug-discovery technology in search of new molecular entities for treating Alzheimer's.

The company will work with medical faculties of the universities of Greifswald and Rostock to develop Dx tools for personalized, immune-based treatments.

George Church's Nebula is teaming with Hong Kong startup Longenesis to create a secure platform for individuals and biobanks to sell access to their genomes.

The Israeli biotechnology firm hopes that a successful outcome of the study with Centre Léon-Bérard will raise its profile among oncologists.

The proteomics firm is swapping 4 million of its shares for a 10 percent interest in CPR with the goal of moving into clinical trials and related research.

The Healthy Nevada Project will enroll an additional 40,000 participants to be exome sequenced through Helix and receive a free app from its online genomics marketplace.

The new European initiative promises to deliver multiple new tests and methods for improving the treatment of breast cancer and rectal cancer.

The companies will combine Empire's NGS services and FISH probe portfolio with Kromatid's Pinpoint probes and directional genomic hybridization technology.

With its recently launched BCRquest.com data analysis hub, BC Platforms has teamed with the Accelerated Cure Project for MS and Biogen.

Living DNA and its partners are aiming to create a detailed genetic map of the world based on people's DNA.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.