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The new algorithm, called TOPSPIN, complements the company's MMprofiler test. It is considering making TOPSPIN-generated data available to its MMprofiler patients.

In 19,000 cases reported so far, researchers have gleaned data that enhances understanding of the spectrum of cancer mutations and supports the rationale of ongoing basket trial initiatives.

The Genomic Data Commons, the MMRF, and the Project GENIE are all inking new arrangements around sharing genomics data and crowdsourcing analysis.  

WuXi NextCode will integrate Geneformics' compression technology into its workflows to provide rapid, easy access to genomic datasets.

Researchers compared three open source annotation tools, and also looked at correspondence with public databases, identifying a number of stumbling blocks.

The Houston- and Slovenia-based data firm wants to boot scientists off Excel spreadsheets and onto its flexible, proprietary platform for data management.

Objectives for this year include building a network of ELIXIR beacons, developing new features and security measures, and partnering with data owners.

Infoshield's encryption technology promises the ability to perform calculations and computations without having to first decrypt sensitive data.

The collaborations aim to combine Illumina's sequencing systems with Philips' IntelliSpace Genomics platform and with IBM's Watson for Genomics, respectively.

The deal, completed this month with cash reserves for an undisclosed price, adds scalability and multi-omics analysis to Qiagen's bioinformatics portfolio.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.