data analysis
Turning Data into Discovery
Turning Data into Discovery
Vicki Chandler | Jun 1, 2015
To make the most of the current data deluge, we must reward interdisciplinary researchers who identify and apply the most appropriate analysis methods.
An Array of Options
An Array of Options
Kate Yandell | Jun 1, 2015
A guide for how and when to transition from the microarray to RNA-seq
Top 10 Innovations 2014
Top 10 Innovations 2014
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2014
The list of the year’s best new products contains both perennial winners and innovative newcomers.
White’s the Matter
White’s the Matter
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2014
A basic guide to white matter imaging using diffusion MRI
Publishing Data
Publishing Data
Jef Akst | May 29, 2014
Nature’s publisher launches a new peer-reviewed, online-only journal that will accept descriptions of data sets.
Sharing the Wealth
Sharing the Wealth
Jef Akst | 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?
Opinion: Latent Value in the Literature
Opinion: Latent Value in the Literature
Ramon Felciano | Apr 28, 2014
With scientific budgets eroding, the biomedical community needs to get more return from the data it has already generated.
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 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
Not So New?
Not So New?
Tracy Vence | Jan 20, 2014
A paper presenting a tool for visualization of large datasets has left several scientists wondering how such “quilt plots” justified journal publication.
Data Drive
Data Drive
Kelly Rae Chi | Oct 1, 2013
Solutions for sharing, storing, and analyzing big data