The e[catalog] enables both the build up of a single resource of legacy and current research datasets from a variety of experiments, and permits the federation of relevant disparate data sources. This resource can then be shared and viewed..
Can I reuse my data ?
As data scientists are fond of telling us, data reuse reduces time to discovery, promotes cost efficiency and ultimately leads to discoveries that would not otherwise have been made. Can organisations currently reuse their..
How do life science organisations manage their experimental information and what problems do they face? These are complex questions to answer and it is worth looking at how the information is managed from the individual level (simple case) up to..
A post by: Eleanor Stanley, biocurator and information security manager and Yasmin Alam-Faruque, biocurator
In our occasional series of guest blog articles, we are proud to present a piece on the topic of big data in biology, written by C. Titus Brown. This article has been reproduced from the original with his permission.
In a recent post our CTO Will Spooner discussed the benefits of the 'blackboard' approach to NGS software pipelines and how this has been used by the developers of eHive at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). The eHive tool is used there..