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Big Data Problem

By | July 8, 2015

Scientists estimate that, in the next 10 years, the data needs of genomics will outpace those of astronomy and some social media.


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Sharing Longevity Data

By | March 1, 2015

Aging research would greatly benefit from consistently making annotated life span data available.


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Google Offers Genome Storage, Analysis

By | November 11, 2014

The Internet search giant joins a number of other companies offering cloud computing and genome storage.


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Learning to Share

By | September 29, 2014

Policies instituted by the National Institutes of Health have led to more data sharing in the life sciences, according to a new report.


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Publishing Data

By | May 29, 2014

Nature’s publisher launches a new peer-reviewed, online-only journal that will accept descriptions of data sets.


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Sharing the Wealth

By | May 1, 2014

From research results to electronic health records, biomedical data are becoming increasingly accessible. How can scientists best capitalize on the information deluge?

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Sequencing the Tree of Life

By | April 24, 2014

Charting the progress of the various large-scale genome-sequencing projects as researchers working separately on their chosen species begin to pool analytical resources


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Global Alliance Teams Up with Google

By | March 10, 2014

The international Global Alliance for Genomics and Health will be using a programming interface developed by the Internet giant to help its stakeholders analyze genomic data.


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Venter's New Venture

By | March 5, 2014

The genomics pioneer is starting a new company that aims to tackle the mysteries of human aging.


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Raw Data’s Vanishing Act

By | December 23, 2013

As scientific publications age, the data that undergird them are disappearing at an alarming rate.



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