Researchers at Texas A&M University’s animal genomics group really needed a Blast farm. “We had a community of people complaining about not being able to do Blast searches,” said David Adelson, an associate professor in the department. The 30 or so researchers working in the group had been running thousands of Blast searches at a time through the NCBI site, but when NCBI lowered the limit on the number of searches it allowed per day, they were left in the lurch.

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The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

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