This story was originally published on May 6.

Spiders, snakes, and centipedes may be the stuff nightmares are made of, but for one Australian firm they may form the foundation for its future.

Last month, Proteomics International announced the development of Bioven, a process that links mass spectrometry with proprietary algorithms to determine peptide identify and predict their functions. Using this process, the company said that up to five times as many potential drug candidates can be recovered from venom than had been previously achieved.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.

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