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  • Improvements made to genomes FTP site

    Jun 20, 2018

    We’ve been making improvements to the contents of NCBI’s genomes FTP site. Highlights include: addition of new file types, including a feature_count.txt file with counts of gene, RNA, and CDS features of specific types and a translated_cds.faa file with conceptual … Continue reading

  • As-you-type-suggestions come to NCBI Labs

    Jun 18, 2018

    In a recent post, we described a new way to search our databases in NCBI Labs. We have now added a suggestions dropdown to the search bar that should make life easier for many NCBI visitors. The as-you-type suggestions are simple, natural language-like … Continue reading

  • Summer 2018 NIH Data Hackathon July 23-25, 2018

    Jun 15, 2018

    From July 23rd to 25th, 2018, NCBI will host a data science hackathon on the NIH campus. This hackathon will focus on genomics as well as general Data Science analyses including text, image and sequence processing. This event is for … Continue reading

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