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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.

The R&D collaboration will examine a Western Digital theory that moving computational power closer to large genomic datasets can speed up analysis.

At the PAG conference, researchers said they are sequencing 100 tomato genomes in 100 days using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon and a pipeline for maximizing SV diversity.

Though the effect of reference bias was inconsistent, the authors of a new study said it highlights the need for tools or approaches to minimize it.

Foresite Capital and F-Prime Capital joined previous investors in this second Series B closing, bringing the total Series B value to £33 million.

Two recent publications suggest that DeepVariant's machine learning is far superior to traditional methods of variant calling, especially with hardware accelerators.

With the three-year grants, the institutions will continue an initiative that is developing tools and technologies for genome biology research.

With an SBIR Phase II grant in hand, Michigan startup Parabricks is adding both speed and AI to variant calling as it eyes a Series A round next year.

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Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.