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COVER STORY
The DNA Data Deluge 
How will researchers manage the torrents of data produced by next-gen sequencers?
By Kevin Davies

UP FRONT
Amgen’s Personalized Medicine Story 
Thanks to new biomarker data, Scott Patterson signals success in clinical diagnostics.

Google’s Enterprise Search Finds Life Sciences
Google applies search technologies behind the firewall.

WikiLIMS
Inside the Box: A wiki might be just the thing to replace relational databases.

Adapting Assays for Clinical Applications 
Insights | Outlook: Low- to mid-density microarrays may offer the key to diagnostics and metabolic tests.

Briefs 

COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY
GeneGo Launches CF Tool 
Cystic fibrosis-specific search and analysis options are available from MetaMiner CF.

Revolutioning Toxicology 
Federal agencies team up to supplant animal testing.

CLINICAL RESEARCH
MIT Study Quantifies Globalization Trends
Survey finds United States Still leading clinical trials by number and density..

COMPUTATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Breaking the Rule (of Five)
Ensemble Discovery believes a new class of therapeutic compounds could transform the drug discovery process.

IT/WORKFLOW
Life Scientists Get Their Game Faces On
Borrowing technology from games, science speeds up.

LabVantage and InforSense Integrate Flagship Solutions
Alliance offers configurable enterprise laboratory informatics.

IN EVERY ISSUE
First Base: Girl Power
Next-gen sequencing continues to gain ground.

Russell Transcript: Best Practices 2008
Competition is fierce for the Bio-IT World Best Practices Awards.

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