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SRI International has updated its BioCyc database collection to include a mobile application for remote access, as well as additional repositories that support researchers studying genomes and metabolic pathways.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SRI International and Spyglass Technologies today announced an exclusive licensing deal to commercialize SRI's underwater mass spectrometry technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SRI International on Monday said that the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awarded it a $4.5 million contract to establish a center aimed at improving metabolomics research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and SRI International today announced a licensing agreement to offer a series of Agilent's products with SRI's complete BioCyc Pathway Database Collection.

Ingenuity has released iReport, a reporting tool for statistical analysis and biological interpretation of gene expression data.

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IO Informatics has launched Knowledge Explorer 3.6, an upgrade of its flagship data-management platform.

SRI and CCD will develop computational tools for a tuberculosis information repository that could help researchers create new TB treatments.

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SRI will use the funds to add energy-related metabolic pathways and enzymes to its MetaCyc database. The updated content, combined with its Pathway Tool software, will help scientists reconstruct metabolic pathways and develop new methods of producing fuel and other products from biomass and microorganisms.

The money is part of the $22 million committed by the state in return for the nonprofit research and technology development institute locating its recently-opened Center for Advanced Drug Research, or CADRE, in Harrisonburg, Va.

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In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.