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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.
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2015
Researchers are working to automate the arduous task of identifying—and amending—mislabeled sequences in genetic databases.
Journalists to Catalog Retractions
Kerry Grens | Dec 16, 2014
Staff of the blog Retraction Watch will create a database of papers retracted from the scientific literature.
Jef Akst | May 29, 2014
’s publisher launches a new peer-reviewed, online-only journal that will accept descriptions of data sets.
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
Ramon Felciano | Apr 28, 2014
With scientific budgets eroding, the biomedical community needs to get more return from the data it has already generated.
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.
Kerry Grens | Nov 8, 2013
The U.K.’s newly launched Personal Genome Project seeks volunteers.