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scio10: Science in the Cloud

John Hogenesch, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology – Penn School of Med gene-at-a-time is giving way to genome wide – larger datasets, collaborative research last year more added to genebank than all previous years combined (wow!) – exceeds Moore’s law. Academia responds by buying storage and clusters – but you need great IT staff – and…

Are chemists really grinches?

With well known and respected open science projects coming out of chemistry as well as cool tools like pubchem and emolecules… it seems a bit unfair of me to ask if chemists are grinches. But there has been and there continues to be a lot of study of data/information/knowledge sharing in chemistry – or, really,…

This was in an earlier EOS (pdf, not available online for institutional subscribers so I found this by flipping through the print!) – number 32 of this year from 11 August. They’re trying what Nature tried and dropped and what EGU has been fairly successful with in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics – although neither gathered/s…

A quick note on the tension between sharing everything as quickly as possible and keeping things for yourself. The thrill of collaboration when like minds come together to brainstorm and solve big problems and the egoboo of having something you created “liked” or reused should not exclude or overshadow the value of figuring things out…