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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.

Researchers applied their gene genealogy interrogation approach to fish in the otophysan clade before moving on to other branches in the tree of life.

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

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 PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.