Informatics

Funding for the new model for facilitating basic and translational genomic science in the country will be matched by public and private donors to create 10 research "nodes."

David Glazer from Google Genomics provided an update on the MSSNG project, a collaboration between Autism Speaks, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and Google.

Under the terms of the agreement, Sciex has exclusive reseller and marketing rights to the XCMSplus software.

The updated Mantis provides researchers a tool for the automated interpretation of cancer-related somatic variants, including variants of unknown significance.

Signifikance's platform is currently used for analyzing and interpreting cancer variants but will soon support prenatal screening and testing as well.

Compression of genomic data file
Compression of genomic data
Method and system for determining the accuracy of DNA base identifications
Method for determining coronary artery disease risk
Biological information management system and biological information management method
Computer systems and methods for associating genes with traits using cross species data

In PLOS this week: variant linked to canine cleft lip, new compression tool, and more.

GNC will start using DNA testing to authentic the presence of plants included in its labels, following an agreement with the New York Attorney General.

Fareed Zakaria writes that instead of focusing solely on STEM-related courses, students would do well to pursue the liberal arts if they want to be technology innovators.

A Harvard Business Review study found four major patterns of gender biases and added that black and Latina scientists further had to navigate racial stereotypes.