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The integration on the Microsoft Azure cloud is helping Kaiser make its vast genomics dataset available to a wider pool of researchers.

The diagnostics firm is conducting a 1,000-person study to find T cell profiles associated with the immune response to COVID-19 and recovery from the disease.

The company is also participating in a study, being conducted at Hannover Medical School, investigating the genetics of susceptibility to COVID-19.

Illumina, LabCorp, and Providence healthcare will join the effort to collect COVID-19 patient samples in the US for immune cell receptor sequencing.

A new analysis finds that Neanderthal ancestry can be found across human populations, including among Africans.

Researchers used a statistical approach to identify Neanderthal ancestry in thousands of individuals, refining estimates on the proportion of ancestry in various human populations.

In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.

Microsoft is applying its Project Hanover AI to Jackson Laboratory's Clinical Knowledgebase to help tumor boards find appropriate therapies based on tumor mutations.

The longtime quest of one Microsoft data scientist to stop infant crib deaths has grown into a genomics and AI research program with lofty goals.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute will be requiring its researchers to publish their work so it is immediately accessible to the public, ScienceInsider writes.

The Huffington Post reports that Francis Collins, the director of the US National Institutes of Health, has urged Americans to recommit to reason.

About 150 million rapid coronavirus tests purchased by the US federal government are to be distributed to nursing homes, colleges, and the states, according to the New York Times.

In Nature this week: multi-omic analysis of Alzheimer's disease brain samples, de novo assembly of a diploid potato, and more.