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The company will bring its Mastermind genomic search engine to clinical labs in China, where early tests have shown a sharp reduction in VUS search time.

With $200M in new investment, the precision medicine firm has launched a clinical trial matching service, is adding clinical data to TCGA, and is moving into the Asian market.

Michigan-based Advaita Bioinformatics wants to be a one-stop shop for proteomics, transcriptomics, and variant analysis, as well as internet omics search.

The companies will pair sequencing with genotype-phenotype matching and analytics in pursuit of wider access to precision medicine and faster, more accurate diagnoses.

The two Netherlands-based firms will market their joint offering to pharmaceutical companies and others researching immune system-related diseases.

The new funding brings the Series B total to £23.3 million for the British clinical decision support technology developer.

The informatics firms signed agreements to offer certain of their genomic data technologies on Google's cloud-based computing services platform.

LifeMap says that the newly announced partnership will improve literature searches for users of its GeneCards knowledge base and TGex clinical genomics platform.

The Common Infrastructure for National Cohorts in Europe, Canada, and Africa (CINECA) project looks to harmonize ontologies and create an interoperability platform for global genomics research.

Taiwanese startup Atgenomix and Yourgene Bioscience Taiwan are combining technologies to build a "comprehensive" system for WGS and WES variant analysis.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.