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Quartz Bio and the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics are working together to develop and validate MegaClust, SIB's platform for analyzing flow cytomery data, so that they can use it to provide analysis services to pharmaceutical companies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of Swiss partners today announced a collaboration to develop, use, and promote a flow cytometry data analysis platform.

The firms will integrate software and mass spec platforms with an eye on clinical and forensic toxicology applications.

Researchers at The Institute of Toxicology in the Clinical Toxicology and Poison Information Centre Berlin have initiated a project to develop a generic screening method using a fully automated, online extraction method to analyze serum or plasma samples.

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The Danish liquid-chromatography and bioinformatics firm plans to use the funding to help it break even and build out its sales and marketing efforts.

A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: MYRF variant linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, analysis of the "dragon's blood" red resin produced by traditional medicine plants, and more.

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

Researchers have used genetic analysis to confirm a new type of salamander, the New York Times reports.