The GeneMatcher API allows developers to add new submissions to the website as well as update, delete, and search for existing submissions. GeneMatcher is a website that allows clinicians and researchers who share an interest in the same gene or genes to connect. Investigators can post the genes they're interested in and automatically receive email notifications when another individual posts matching genes.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Genetics, Japanese, Astronomy, and Patents. Highlights today include several APIs for Japanese search engine Goo, and an API for accessing near-earth objects data from NASA. Here's a rundown of what's new.