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In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: Virus Variation Resource improvements, resource Pharos and the Target Central Resource Database, and more.

The food safety firm is using NGS testing and data analytics to create actionable information for retailers and manufacturers.

Biomedical research projects are generating a ton of data that still needs to be analyzed, NPR reports.

ClinGen's cancer somatic working group hopes the adoption of its Minimal Variant Level Data (MVLD) framework will facilitate data exchange between institutions and help with variant interpretation.

Verne Global Data Center in Iceland

The recent decision by a top UK research institute to outsource its data storage to a lower-cost, clean energy facility in Iceland has observers taking notice.

The company's Connect platform provides a forum for data holders to share their high-value datasets and receive royalties from the use of their data.

The company launched an updated version of its Face2Gene software suite earlier this month at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting.

The metrics are intended to provide an objective and constant way of evaluating the value of the repositories as well as the datasets they contain.

Multiple variant databases are creating competition among groups that disagree on how to advance the most scientifically robust and sustainable sharing model.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.

The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.

The first Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology papers show mixed results.

In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.