Ion Torrent shows power of DNA sequencer based on computer chip tech; IDBS calling MA location U.S. base;

> MIT's Technology Review profiled Cambridge, MA-based biotech upstart Nimbus and the company's strategy to emphasize computational drug discovery with technology from its partner Schrödinger. Article

> An employee of lab software provider Accelrys ($ACCL) has something to say about in-silico techniques to increase the productivity of drug R&D. Column

> Zacks reports that shares of Medidata Solutions ($MDSO) might be a good buy ahead of the clinical trials software company's earnings release next month. Item

> Here's an analysis of Ion Torrent's DNA sequencing machine that is based on semiconductor chip technology. Report

> IDBS, a U.K.-based provider of electronic laboratory notebook software, plans to make its Burlington, MA, office its U.S. headquarters and expand its staff at the location. Report