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Share your data – but not with terrorists! Why we need better policy on sharing scientific data

Scientists traditionally publish experimental findings in peer-reviewed journals. Articles generally contain a small portion of the total data produced in the course of successful and unsuccessful experiments. Recent advances in digital technologies and the internet have made

Multiplex methods provide effective integration of multi-omic data in genome-scale models

Structures called networks are often used as a way of simplifying complex problems. For instance, you’ve probably heard of social networks, where we simplify the complexity of human interactions by categorizing each pair of people as either

What are data?

Current debates on big data and data-centric research  have reignited social and cultural interest in what counts as data, and under which conditions data are transformed into knowledge. I propose a philosophical perspective on these issues that