WSJ looks at biotech's answer to 'hacker space'; New software creates models of metabolic networks

> Bio-IT World reports that Children's Hospital in Boston plans to award a $25,000 prize to a team that can help advance the interpretation and analysis of genomic data for use in clinics. Report

> Ingenuity Systems, based in Redwood City, CA, announced the general availability of its iReport software for analyzing gene expression data, after a limited release of the product last year. Item

> The Wall Street Journal recently took a look at a lab in Sunnyvale, CA, called BioCurious that serves as a type of "hacker space" for biotech entrepreneurs. Article

> With cellular metabolism becoming a hot area of cancer research, SRI International in Menlo Park, CA, has released a new software tool called MetaFlux that is designed to aid in creating models of genome-scale metabolic networks. Release