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Core lab facilities try to keep their customers' research competitive with high-quality data and cutting-edge tools, but budget concerns and choosing the right technology make it a balancing act. Here's how they do it.

The Short Read Headache

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With more aligners and assemblers out there than next-gen sequencing platforms, how do you choose the best one? GT checks out your options.

Informatics for the Other 'Omic

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While the datasets are dwarfed by comparison to those of genomics and proteomics, metabolomics has challenges all its own. Leaders from the forefront of informatics development for this field sound off on the current status of small molecule informatics and database development, and where they need to go.

In Pursuit of a Great Idea

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Aravinda Chakravarti is one genomics trailblazer who has always kept a keen sense of history while carving out his own path. He's also a mentor who puts ideas ahead of data.

An SGI Altix system installed at the National Cancer Institute marks the only new life science system to join the most recent ranking of the 500 most powerful supercomputers in the world based on the Linpack benchmark.

In the wake of the announcement that the working draft of the human genome sequence is done, BioInform spoke with four informatics

FRANCIS Collins, director of the US National Human Genome Research Institute, and Craig Venter, president of Celera Genomics, seemed to put their bitter battle for the genomics limelight behind them last week when they held a joint news conference to celebrate the sequencing of the human genome.

While heads of the major US genome sequencing centers joined President Bill Clinton, Francis Collins, and Craig Venter in Washington last

HINXTON, UK--The implications of the speedup of various genome projects was well reflected in this year’s Genome-Based Gene Structure Determination symposium, held June 1-2 on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus

Procrea Biosciences, a reproductive medicine company known for offering paternity testing, genetic counseling, and infertility treatment at its clinic here, is venturing into functional genomics.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.