text mining

Version 5.0 of the software features tools for normalizing concepts such as gene mutations and additional query features for mining text documents.

The European Commission may exempt researchers from a copyright law to enable data mining, according to Nature News.

A company official said that two posters the company presented at the recent AACR conference are examples of a range of projects it has been working on over the past several years, though all of its efforts involve "a strong emphasis on text mining and bioinformatics and proprietary databases."

The partners will combine their respective technologies in an effort to provide hospitals, physicians, and payers access to critical and timely information with a potential role in personalized medicine.

Computable Genomix, which is in the midst of changing its business model, will use the investment to fund a pilot study validating a process to develop genetic biomarker tests.

"Embedding I2E within Pipeline Pilot workflows enables further streamlining of the process for high-throughput text mining, and provides access to additional content processing, analytics and output display options," Linguamatics said.

The firms will combine their informatics technologies into an enhanced text-mining offering.

The privately held firm attributed the increase in revenues to improved sales of software licenses and "associated professional services."

Ian Dix, who heads AstraZeneca's knowledge engineering capability team, said in a statement that the company is using I2E "for knowledge discovery to support better-informed scientific decision-making, impacting discovery performance and competitiveness."

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

The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.