Software for Spermatech; Accelrys 3Q revenue jumps; Crowdfunding for meth study;

> Accelrys ($ACCL), a provider of scientific research software, said its non-GAAP revenue jumped 14% to $43.4 million in the third quarter. Release

> Spermatech, a researcher of male contraceptives, has scored technology from scientific informatics provider Dotmatics. Announcement

> CombiMatrix will use microarray data analysis software from Cartagenia. Item

> An Israeli startup has a drag-and-drop genome design tool that could enable customization of organisms. Blog

> The Human Heredity and Health in Africa Initiative will pony up $10 million to fund the creation of an unequaled bioinformatics network in Africa. Item

And Finally… A study of the impact of meth on the brain and tests of DNA from Roman skeletons are just a couple of many scientific research projects seeking to capitalize on crowdfunding. Article