NLP

The new release offers faster biomedical literature searches and delivers contextually relevant results to life sciences and healthcare professionals. 

The diabetes care company will use the software under a multi-year agreement.

Linguamatics plans this year to continue building a customer base among large pharmaceutical firms, while Bioalma is eyeing the academic market to help drive growth in 2009.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.