Western Michigan University

Name: Alexander Kohlmann
Age: 36

The Southwest Michigan First plans to launch later this year an incubator for startup medical-device makers, one week after it wrapped up a $3.5 million addition to its healthcare-products,-services, and -technologies center.

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The integration of ADMETRx's ADME evaluation and CeeTox's toxicity screening during drug discovery and lead optimization will help pharmaceutical and biotech companies efficiently improve their drug discovery decision making capabilities, a CeeTox official told CBA News.

A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: MYRF variant linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, analysis of the "dragon's blood" red resin produced by traditional medicine plants, and more.

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

Researchers have used genetic analysis to confirm a new type of salamander, the New York Times reports.