23andMe releases API to boost web tools for genetics community; New X Prize competition of bioinformatics;

> Personal genetics group 23andMe has released its application programming interface (API) to third-party developers as the company seeks more web-based software tools for its customers. Release

> Archon Genomics X Prize last week launched a bioinformatics challenge competition. Item

> Nobel laureate Bruce Beutler and his lab at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have tapped supercomputers to study genes involved in immune responses. Release

> Datatrak and Medidata ($MDSO) revealed separately their customer wins with clinical trials software. Datatrak release | Medidata item

> Insilicos and the University of Washington have joined forces to market a cloud-based version of the Rosetta software. Article