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This week, Certara, a software and scientific consulting vendor, launched the Cardiac Safety Simulator, a tool that lets pharmaceutical companies test the toxicity of potential drug candidate on the heart using an in silico model of ventricular cells and determine safe dosage reg

GenBank 194.0 is now available via FTP from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Simcyp, a division of Certara, said this week that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration to further develop the Simcyp Dog model for the evaluation of drug products intended for use in different canine breeds

Researchers from the Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium have released version 2.2.4 of the Velvet Optimiser, which includes a several bug fixes.

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.