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ENCODE generates 15 trillion bytes of data for researchers

The ENCODE project--the initial results of which were released last week--was in some ways a computational biology phenomenon. ItĀ found that 80% of human DNA is active and necessary and will pay benefits to drug researchers for decades to come.

NIH pumping $23M into data center and computer analyses of genomes

An eight-year-old project to uncover the mysteries of the human genome got a big shot in the arm this week. An NIH advisory council approved some $153 million in new funding for four programs to