data storage
Google Offers Genome Storage, Analysis
Google Offers Genome Storage, Analysis
Kerry Grens | Nov 11, 2014
The Internet search giant joins a number of other companies offering cloud computing and genome storage.
Learning to Share
Learning to Share
Jef Akst | Sep 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.
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?
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
Global Alliance Teams Up with Google
Global Alliance Teams Up with Google
Tracy Vence | Mar 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.
Venter's New Venture
Venter's New Venture
Jef Akst | Mar 5, 2014
The genomics pioneer is starting a new company that aims to tackle the mysteries of human aging.
Raw Data’s Vanishing Act
Raw Data’s Vanishing Act
Bob Grant | Dec 23, 2013
As scientific publications age, the data that undergird them are disappearing at an alarming rate.
Preserving Research
Preserving Research
Amy Maxmen | Aug 1, 2013
The top online archives for storing your unpublished findings
Share and Compare in Real Time
Share and Compare in Real Time
Mary Beth Aberlin, Dan Cossins | Apr 11, 2013
Biotech entrepreneur Stephen Friend shares his thoughts on how cancer researchers can collaborate more effectively to achieve faster progress.