Cambridge Semantics

BaseHealth has tapped Jorge Velarde to serve as its CEO and president.

Cambridge Semantics said this week that it has signed a software integration agreement with ChemAxon that will allow it to integrate the latter's search and visualization capabilities into its Anzo software.

The Broad Institute has tapped Matthew Trunnell to serve as its new chief information officer.

Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.