Avere Systems said this week that the Genomics Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine has implemented the firm's FXT Series network-attached storage appliance in a bid to reduce the time needed to process genome sequencing jobs.

Specifically, Mount Sinai implemented the FXT 2300, which is comprised of eight 146 GB 15K SAS drives and supports an application working set of 1.2 TB per appliance and up to 29 TB per cluster.

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In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.

Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.