The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories
The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories
Broken links, clunky formats, and outdated platforms have both authors and publishers turning to alternative solutions.
The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories
The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories

Broken links, clunky formats, and outdated platforms have both authors and publishers turning to alternative solutions.

Broken links, clunky formats, and outdated platforms have both authors and publishers turning to alternative solutions.

data storage
Where to Share Data Instead of Journal Supplements
Where to Share Data Instead of Journal Supplements
Diana Kwon | Aug 19, 2019
A brief guide to some of the most commonly used general-purpose repositories
Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
Abby Olena | Jun 1, 2018
The IoT can link up many facets of research—from laboratory equipment to ideas—but scientists must be ready for the questions its implementation could raise.
Making DNA Data Storage a Reality
Making DNA Data Storage a Reality
Catherine Offord | Oct 1, 2017
A few kilograms of DNA could theoretically store all of humanity’s data, but there are practical challenges to overcome.
Infographic: Writing with DNA
Infographic: Writing with DNA
Catherine Offord | Sep 30, 2017
Researchers devise numerous strategies to encode information into nucleic acids.
Criticism for Craig Venter’s “Face-Prediction” Software
Criticism for Craig Venter’s “Face-Prediction” Software
Catherine Offord | Sep 11, 2017
The tool cannot predict a person’s face from DNA, say researchers—including some listed as coauthors on the publication. 
Terabytes of Government Data Copied
Terabytes of Government Data Copied
Kerry Grens | Mar 8, 2017
The latest stats on volunteers’ efforts in recent months to preserve environmental information generated by federal science agencies
Q&A: Encoding a Classic Film, Computer Operating System in DNA
Q&A: Encoding a Classic Film, Computer Operating System in DNA
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 2, 2017
A conversation with computer scientist Yaniv Erlich
Live Imaging Using Light-Sheet Microscopy
Live Imaging Using Light-Sheet Microscopy
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2016
How to make the most of this rapidly developing technique and a look at what's on the horizon
E.U. Revises Law on Data Sharing
E.U. Revises Law on Data Sharing
Bob Grant | Dec 22, 2015
The newly amended legislation frees up health data, reversing an earlier provision that made it difficult for broad use of such information in research, registries, and biobanks.