iSentio

With the expansion and new hires, the company is making good on an earlier promise to use a $1.5 million financing round to increase its customer base in the US and European clinical markets.

Norway's iSentio is looking to expand the customer base for its web-based bacterial identification software and add additional support for existing subscribers in the US and Europe.

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The company will use the funds to expand commercialization of its RipSeq software.

Hundreds of scientists have signed a letter criticizing the open-access Plan S, ScienceInsider reports.

NPR speaks with Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) about the US House of Representatives science committee.

A start-up company aiming to match cancer patients to treatments closes after about six weeks, Stat News reports.

In PLOS this week: somatic mutation associations unearthed in thousands of cancer exomes, pathogen detection assay, and more.