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Data Hoarding Kills

It may seem dramatic but data hoarding really does kill, as more and more findings show. Fast technological advances should mean faster research, faster diagnoses and faster cures. But data hoarding is slowing this...

Scientific data journal

Nature launches journal: Scientific Data

This new scientific data journal for publishing data descriptors spans neuroscience, ecology, epidemiology, functional genomics and environmental science. www.nature.com/scientificdata Along with its varied content Scientific Data is the first NPG publication to implement data citations and articles...

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DNAdigest: Start Up of The week

DNA Digest CEO Fiona Nielsen has been interviewed by Maneesh Juneja for his first ‘Start Up of The Week’ post. You can read the full interview here to find out what the future holds for DNAdigest. It was...

The editathon

Wikipedia Editathon Review

Thanks to all who came down to our Wikipedia Editathon. It was great to see people from many different backgrounds working together – from biologists to informaticians to people with a general interest in...

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The Main Entrance: The Patient

  What is the role of the patient in the Genetics Clinic of the Future? Will the patient be simply a recipient of a diagnosis or is the patient an active participant in the...