Applied Genomic Technology Capital Funds is putting its bioinformatics investment money where its mouth is. AGTC, Seaflower Ventures, and the Mason Wells Biomedical Fund have committed $3.5 million to AnVil Informatics in its first round of venture capital financing. The amount is “fairly typical” for a software/consulting startup, according to AGTC partner David Stone.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.