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

Cancer genomics firm Tempus' pact with Cleveland's UH Seidman Cancer Center adds to its list of partnerships with academic oncology centers.

As SpeeDx preps for the European launch of its STI tests, it will incorporate UgenTec's automated data analysis tool for PCR applications.

The company also extended its existing licensing agreement with Genalice, signed in 2013, to improve plant DNA analysis.

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

Systems and methods for genetic data compression
Computer graphical user interface with genomic workflow
Reducing GC bias in DNA sequencing using nucleotide analogs
Algorithms for disease diagnostics
Bioinformatics systems, apparatuses, and methods executed on an integrated circuit processing platform

In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.