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Biognosys, a swiss proteomics company, said this week that the new version of Spectronaut, its software for analyzing hyper reaction monitoring data, now enables customers automatically generate spectral libraries using search results from Thermo Scientific's Proteome Discoverer platform.

Enzymatics has launched version 3.0 of its Archer Analysis Pipeline. It's the latest incarnation of the company's next-generation sequence analysis platform for detecting and characterizing cancer-causing gene fusions and mutations from clinical samples.

GenBank 200.0 is now available from the National Center for Biotechnology Information via ftp.

Genedata has released a new version of Genedata Expressionist for Mass Spectrometry, its software for the analyzing metabolomics data.
Version 8.0 includes new workflows for integrated processing of LC- and GC-MS data.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information has updated its organism BLAST databases to use top-level — chromosome + unplaced and unlocalized scaffolds — RefSeq genomic records instead of scaffold records.

CLC Bio and BioBam Bioinformatics have released an integrated workflow for researchers working with non-model organisms without reference sequences that combines the Blast2GO PRO plugin and CLC Genomics Workbench.

Certara has released version 13 of the Simcyp Simulator, its software for quantitative prediction of drug-drug-interactions and pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic outcomes in virtual populations.

OpenEye has released SZMAP v1.2.
This release adds MPI multiprocessing support along with minor bug fixes, and other improvements.

Lab7 Systems has launched a beta version of its next-generation DNA sequence data workflow management software platform. The company is seeking feedback from beta users that will further development of its software which is expected to launch fully later this year.

The University of California, San Francisco, has released Chimera 1.8.

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In PLOS this week: RNA-seq, ChIP-seq to determine metformin response; array-based approach to detect protozoa in blood; and more.

Fast Company takes a look at startups in the nutrigenomic space that aim to offer personalized diet advice.

In a glamorous event, the Breakthrough Foundation gave out more than $25 million in prizes to researchers.

Immunotherapy might treat cancer, but it also appears to come with a risk of a number of side effects, the New York Times reports.