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Haven Folds

The Wall Street Journal reports that the company launched by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to transform healthcare is closing.

UK Biobank hopes cloud-based analytics tools will streamline WGS analysis and open the database to researchers who don't otherwise have access to bioinformatics infrastructure.

According to CNBC, Atul Gawande has stepped down as the chief executive of Haven.

The project's total budget is expected to exceed $1.5 million with backing from the Israeli Innovation Authority and international technology firm BATM.

Following an April hackathon and work from Melbourne Genomics and Fred Hutch, the Broad is about to release a long-awaited AWS version of its Cromwell workflow engine.

AWS joins Google Cloud in supporting STRIDES, a nascent NIH program aimed at reducing barriers to large-scale biomedical data analysis via cloud computing.

By tapping cloud computing power, ARUP's new "Pipey" system could eventually scale to run 10,000 samples as quickly as it runs one sample.

The joint GenomeWeb/Bank of America survey showed that most respondents had one preferred supplier despite the prevalence of a multitude of online catalogs.

Cloud Ready

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

The CSIRO researchers are collaborating to validate their results and determine the effects of epigenetics on CRISPR gRNA effectiveness.

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European regulators have begun a rolling review of Russia's Sputnik V SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, Reuters reports.

Science reports that Science Foundation Ireland is seeking annual budget increases.

According to the Financial Times, a UK university group is pushing Elsevier to lower its journal fees.

In Nature this week: satellite tracking and genome sequencing combination used to examine migration patterns of peregrine falcons, and more.