Life Scientist > Molecular Biology

IBM recruits partners for life sciences push

21 February, 2002 by Scarlet Pruitt

IBM has rolled out a new set of initiatives directed at business partners in the life sciences.

Stoush demonstrates need to discuss data sharing

21 February, 2002 by John Dodge

Fresh from a clash between a marine biologist and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) associate about sharing and publishing publicly-available research, a group of scientists is meeting this week at the US National Academy of Sciences to try to reach consensus on the issue.

US bioinformatics funding extends to small companies

21 February, 2002 by John Dodge

The Biological Database and Informatics program (BD&I) at the US National Science Foundation is expanding the list of targets for $8 million in grants it is currently awarding.

'Post-genomic era' challenges instrument makers

21 February, 2002 by Daniella Goldberg

Soft revenues recorded by life science instrument giant Applied Biosystems in the second quarter of its 2002 fiscal year sent a shockwave through the markets last month.

Olympus develops DNA computer for gene analysis

20 February, 2002 by Kuriko Miyake

Olympus Optical has developed what the company claims is the first commercially practical DNA computer that specialises in gene analysis.

Singapore's Biopolis builds its biomedical grid

20 February, 2002 by Sophia Heng

THE Singapore Bioinformatics Institute (BII) is exploring the potential of Itanium processor clustering based on Linux open source code as a platform for its Biomedical Grid.

Hitachi eyes investing in more biotech startups

20 February, 2002 by Martyn Williams

JAPAN'S Hitachi Ltd plans to increase the amount of money it invests in start-up companies involved in bioinformatics and biotechnology as it attempts to strengthen that sector of its business.

Apple, Genentech tweak bioinformatics tool for Mac

20 February, 2002 by Peter Cohen

APPLE Computer has collaborated with Genentech to launch a Mac version of popular bioinformatics tools from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

  • All content Copyright © 2024 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd