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SCOPUS Dumps OMICS Journals
Bob Grant | Mar 29, 2017
A database of scientific journal titles has removed several OMICS titles for “publication concerns.”
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
Opinion: Not All Genetic Databases Are Equal
Charles M. Strom | Dec 1, 2016
Sorting out which data sets are clinical-grade is key to helping patients.
Esther Landhuis | Jul 1, 2016
In today’s data-heavy research environment, wet-lab scientists can benefit from new computational skills.
A Literature Database with Smarts
Kerry Grens | Nov 3, 2015
Semantic Scholar uses machine reading and vision to extract meaning and impact from academic papers.
Mislabeled Genomes to be Fixed
Kerry Grens | Sep 29, 2015
Conference elicits buzz about the National Center for Biotechnology Information’s efforts to clean up genome entries.
The Great Big Clean-Up
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2015
From tossing out cross-contaminated cell lines to flagging genomic misnomers, a push is on to tidy up biomedical research.
Sharing Longevity Data
Matthias Ziehm | Mar 1, 2015
Aging research would greatly benefit from consistently making annotated life span data available.
Exploring the Epigenome
Jenny Rood | Feb 18, 2015
A National Institutes of Health-funded consortium publishes 111 reference maps of DNA and histone marks.
Human Proteome Mapped Again
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 22, 2015
Researchers complete another interactive protein atlas, boosting the number of publicly available maps of human protein expression levels.