This week, Convey Computer said that the German Cancer Research Center, or DKFZ, has installed two of its hybrid-core systems and is using them to speed up its next-generation sequence analysis pipeline.

Convey said that DKFZ purchased and integrated two of its HC-2ex platforms into an existing 1600 compute core cluster where they are being used to speed up the performance of the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner algorithm.

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In Science this week: swapping yeast genes with human orthologs to study conservation of function, and more.

Hong Kong is using DNA phenotyping to shame litterers.

A study appearing in Cell suggests some metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients could benefit from PARP inhibitor therapy.

NIH's Francis Collins writes that scientific advances are poised to help populations all over the world, but more scientists are needed to keep the momentum.

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