NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Rosetta Biosoftware, a unit of Rosetta Inpharmatics, from parent company Merck for undisclosed consideration.

Microsoft said that the deal will enable it to add genetic, genomic, metabolomic, and proteomic data management software into its own Amalga Life Sciences platform for "enhanced translational research capabilities."

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.

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