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News from our twitter feed

In our twitter news feed, we found these recent stories of interest: 10,000 genomes for rare disease patients The Rare Diseases Genomes Project As part of the NHS program to sequence 100,000 genomes by...

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New intern with DNAdigest: Suraj Rai

Assisting with media and communications DNAdigest has found a fab intern Suraj Rai is a biotechnology graduate from York University. He is currently applying for PhD positions as the next step in his career...

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Data sharing for cancer in the cloud

The latest example of how collaborative data sharing enables new discoveries. The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Pan-Cancer project involved more than 250 collaborators from 30 different institutions who collected a common standardised dataset of...

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Open Knowledge conference 2013

The OKCon in Geneva September 17-19 was a great event including lots of very inspiring speakers talking on all aspects of ‘Open’, from Open Data to Open Science. A wrap-up of the conference with...

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Research Data Alliance 2nd plenary

If you missed the second plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance which was held in Washington DC, you will be delighted to know that the live webcasts were recorded and available via TVworldwide:...