This article has been updated to correct the previously reported aim of one of the grants and to correct the name of a university.

By Uduak Grace Thomas

Three life-science projects are among 13 teams that will have free access to Microsoft's Azure cloud-computing platform for two years as part of an agreement between Microsoft and the National Science Foundation.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

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