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Using Big Data for Research

What is Big Data? Growing concern over how much data is available to researchers and the potential for what we can do with all of that data is arguably one of the hottest topics…

Can the METRICS Center Save Science?

METRICS: A Little Backdrop In 2005, the Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine journal published a paper by Greek researcher Dr. John Ioannidis entitled “Why most published…

What is the BRAIN Initiative?

After the unprecedented success of the Human Genome Project, many similar "megaprojects" that were previously dismissed as beyond our current research capabilities have been…