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Gentris has selected BioFortis' Labmatrix and Qiagram software to manage samples and data collection and integration activities in its biorepository.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The French government has provided €13.4 million ($17.4 million) to fund the Innovative MODels Initiative (IMODI), a partnership aimed at facilitating the development of new cancer treatments.

OpenEye has released AFITT 2.2.0, an application designed to help crystallographers fit ligands to observed data.

BioFortis said the foundation will use the platform to collect and manage patient specimen data and clinical information, track shipment status, analyze data from thousands of patient biospecimens, and view real-time study results from pre-built or ad hoc data queries.

Investigators at Rush University Medical Center will use BioFortis' Labmatrix to manage its biobank and biomarker data for research efforts focused on early detection and diagnosis of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.

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The software will be used to develop workflow-driven protocols to support specimen biobanking, biomarker discovery, and translational research.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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