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.

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.