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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Siri Fürst, Greg Critchfield

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

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.