Digest #318

As we learned Thursday, it was a big week for PayStand. Raising $20M is a major win for the company. The company will use the funding to modernize commercial payments using its blockchain-based platform.

But they weren't the only ones with big news...

The UCSC Genome Browser team posted the complete biomolecular code of the coronavirus for researchers all over the world to use.

Together with the Pan-Cancer Project, UCSC Genomics Institute researchers completed the most comprehensive cancer genome study to date. Information gained from the study has vastly improved understanding of cancer and suggests new possibilities for future diagnosis and treatment.

As usual, there's much more. Keep scrolling to see what else is up.
Sara Isenberg
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Santa Cruz Tech Beat

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