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The company's software is able to reduce sequence file sizes by up to fivefold, in turn reducing storage costs four- to fivefold.

The custom software development company will soon test a tool called 5AM Sunrise for managing and aggregating clinical and molecular data.

The FDA, journals, and even payors are encouraging labs to deposit variant data in public databases, but collaboration is needed to resolve interpretation discrepancies.

AstraZeneca'sVarDict was designed to more accurately identify complex tumor mutations in DNA and RNA sequencing data even in samples with low tumor content.

The partners will generate and analyze disease-specific gene expression data to identify likely drug candidates for rare skin diseases.

Association of data to a biological sequence
Functional assay for identification of loss-of-function mutations in genes
Variant database
Method and systems for storing sequence read data
Secure and scalable mapping of human sequencing reads on hybrid clouds
Processing data from genotyping chips

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach to identify gene variants, and more.

Stat News profiles the Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar.

France's research minister tells Nature News that he hopes to simplify the research bureaucracy and improve funding.

A recent study examines how a paper, despite being retracted, can influence its field, Retraction Watch reports.