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The new system, called BODE 2, will launch at the end of this year and will replace the existing BODE for the analysis of "big omics" data for research.

Analyzing patient exome sequence data, investigators identified germline variants with apparent ties to estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer recurrence.

The "augmented intelligence" startup applies machine learning and contextual language processing to make sense of multi-omics datasets and inform drug discovery.

WUSTL spinout PercayAI will provide augmented intelligence technology to Canopy Biosciences' RNA-seq and NanoString tests to inform drug discovery.

Hatched from the computational genomics lab at Ghent University, BioLizard offers a small but complementary team to tackle AI and molecular pipeline challenges.

The anonymous gift, to be made in annual installments over 10 years, will support interdisciplinary work at the campus's Genomics Institute headquarters.

Researchers focused on using existing computational methods to fill in gaps in the human microbiome without reference genomes.

The Wellcome Trust has granted the University of Dundee five more years of support to help bioinformaticians develop a web-compatible JavaScript version of the software.

Bioinformaticians at the Free University of Brussels have built a database, machine learning technology, and web platform for identifying elusive pathogenic gene pairs.

The software, presented at the ISMB/ECCB conference, helps researchers fill in gaps in the human epigenome thanks to 3D deep-learning techniques.

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Gene editing could be an issue competitive sports need to address soon, four researchers from Arizona State University write at Slate.

A genetic alteration appears to increase heart failure risk among people of African descent, according to the Washington Post.

In his look back at the past decade, BuzzFeed News' Peter Aldhous writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing has led to "Facebook for genes."

In Nature this week: genetic "clock" that can predict the lifespans of vertebrates, new assembler called wtdbg2, and more.