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The resource, which is integrated with the firm's copy number variation software, is built on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and is intended to help small and medium-sized labs with limited infrastructure budgets.

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GenBank 176.0, UCSC Genome Browser, Ensemble Genomes 4, Nexus DB, Unipro Ugene 1.6.1, NextGene, InforSense 5.1, Sapphire 5.1

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Although the Michigan-based firm faces considerable competition from Agilent Technologies, Roche/NimbleGen, Febit, and other providers of arrays and probe libraries for targeted resequencing, it is confident that its flexible design and low cost will make it an attractive alternative.

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An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.