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.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.