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'Going Big'

Alphabet leadership and others defend Verily's ambitious projects, Stat News reports.

Verily's life science projects aren't living up to expectations, Stat News reports.

New Verily Faces

The San Francisco Business Times examines Verily's latest hires.

Here's a Spot

Stat News examines ethical questions raised by Alphabet's Verily awarding a research contract to a clinic mostly owned by its CEO.

The Genome Analysis Toolkit is available on the Google cloud and will be launched on Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM's clouds and BaseSpace later this year.

On Their Way Out

Stat News looks into people departing Alphabet's life sciences company, Verily.

Dozens of government agencies, academic institutions, and a various public and private sector organizations have now committed to driving the initiative forward.

Alphabet is the world's most valuable company now, and its Verily healthcare subsidiary is close to being self-supporting.

For Truth

Google's Life Science Division has the new, though old fashioned-sounding, name of Verily, Stat News reports.

Developers of proposals selected for the NCI-funded Cancer Genomics Cloud pilots have kicked of various stages of platform testing ahead of the nine-month evaluation phase

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Researchers are sampling the wild relatives of modern crops to try to preserve genetic diversity, NPR reports.

MIT's Search for Extraterrestrial Genomes is developing sequencing tools to use to try to detect whether there is any life on Mars, Quartz reports.

Undark reports on a bill introduced this year to the US House of Representatives to strengthen scientific integrity.

In Genome Research this week: post-zygotic mutations in diabetes development, single-cell RNA sequencing study of aging, and more.