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.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.