Scripps' group finds new drug for chronic itching; McGill team develops new software for misfolded proteins;

> Scientists at Scripps say they've identified a promising new drug for chronic itching, without the side effects linked with current treatments. Release

> McGill researchers have created new software programs that can scan misfolded proteins for weak spots. And they say these tools should help speed up the discovery process. Release

> Doctors at Children's Mercy in Kansas City say they've reduced the time it takes for whole genome sequencing on sick children to 26 hours. Release