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Geneformics D Distributed Cloud Compression Technology

Geneformics Data Systems today introduced Geneformics D, a distributed cloud compression system that promises to boost the speed of genomics data uploads, downloads, storage, and archiving by tenfold and reduce costs by 90 percent. Geneformics D is currently integrated into Amazon Web Services infrastructure, and Geneformics said it is working on versions for other cloud platforms. 

The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.