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Yasmin Alam-Faruque
Eleanor Stanley

Biocuration in the enterprise part I: From a trip to the movies to curating tumor data

A post by: Eleanor Stanley, biocurator and information security manager and Yasmin Alam-Faruque, biocurator.

The "C" word

Apologies to BioTeam's Chris Dagdigian for stealing the title of this post from one of his slides at the CHI Cloud Computing conference in La Jolla this morning. Its true on so many levels - an overhyped platform with a silly name that people are..

What is bioinformatics?

What is bioinformatics? Where did it come from? What does it do and what is it used for? I decided to try to answer these questions as part of a series of blogs explaining how bioinformatics is applied in different life science sectors: plant and..

Open-source security

It sometimes happens in academic-backed open-source tools that what in any other industry would be glaring security holes are for some reason not considered important or worrisome. Simple problems such as the ability to upload and execute any..

Google catches Dengue Fever

June 1, 2011 / no comments / in Bioinformatics, Blog / by Richard Holland

Google announced that it has been using search data to track likely-looking dengue fever hotspots. It follows a simple logic - that in areas where an outbreak has occurred, people are more likely to search Google for advice on how to treat and..

Apple cloud?

Apple announced the iCloud today, or at least admitted it was working on a cloud idea. What it might involve is unclear - will it simply be iTunes in the cloud (SaaS), or some kind of cloud-hosted app environment (PaaS) or a fully-blown Amazon-style..

Extra! Extra! Read all about it

We now have a section on our website where we publish the press releases in which we are mentioned. It is located in the drop down menu named press cuttings in the news button. It will be regularly updated from now on so you can keep an eye on what..

Eagle website user feedback

The more Eagle-eyed amongst you (pun fully intended, no apologies!) may have noticed some changes to our website yesterday afternoon. Gone are a lot of the confusing industry profiles and specialist area descriptions, and gone are the complex..

Wordpress deleted user post recovery

Handy hint for anyone who has accidentally deleted stuff in WordPress. It happens even to the best of us.

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