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By extending Terra to the Microsoft Azure cloud, the Broad and Verily Life Sciences hope to facilitate better data sharing, analysis, and reuse.

A new partnership between Microsoft, the Broad, and Verily Life Sciences aims to improve collaboration among Terra users worldwide.

The Dutch bioinformatics firm's ImmunoGenomiX technology platform is helping researchers develop therapies for COVID-19 as well as for cancer.

Through this partnership, the companies hope to help oncologists make better testing and treatment decisions, as well as improve clinical trial matching.

As a formal not-for-profit, the group is able to raise funds from private entities and enter into formal contracts as it positions itself as an international standards organization.

Led by DNAstack and supported by Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster, COVID Cloud looks to build a nationwide bioinformatics infrastructure to address the pandemic.

Developed by Lausanne University Hospital and presented at AMIA, the technology simulates malicious attacks on personal genomic data to risk scores for specific disclosures.

Yale University researchers have developed a file-format manipulation approach to block access to certain variants to protect participants' sensitive information.

Genosity will combine its Integrated Genomic Toolkit with Israel-based Igentify's genetic counseling software, which both firms will comarket.

To support the 1+ Million Genomes Initiative, the EC has funded a new project, called Beyond 1 Million Genomes, with €4 million over the next three years.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.