Technology companies are snapping up bioinformaticians, CNBC reports.

One group at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle has seen four researchers leave for Amazon, Google, or Microsoft, Nathan Price, the associate director of the institute, tells CNBC. He adds that it's changed how he recruits biologists and bioinformaticians.

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The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

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