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Canada to set up cancer cloud computing facility

Recognition of the insights hidden in genetic data and the difficulty in extracting them has prompted governments around the world to stump up cash for informatics projects. Canada is set to continue upping its investments in the field, with a cancer cloud computing facility the latest project to secure financial backing. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council initiated the project and has brought Genome...

Boehringer is winning on social media

Biopharma has encountered more critics than cheerleaders as it has cautiously edged into social media, but Boehringer Ingelheim has recently won a high-profile supporter–Twitter ($TWTR). In a case study, the social network praised Boehringer’s use of its platform. PMLiVE spotted the case study on Twitter’s business-focused website. On the site, Twitter describes the social media tactics that have helped...