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Art & Science – The Pistoia Alliance, Dragons Den – An Opportunity to Showcase a New App

Sean Ekins | Collaborative Chemistry | February 8, 2012

What do David Hockney and I have in common? Not much except he is pushing the boundaries and creating great art with an iPad and well I am trying to use an iPad to do drug discovery, pushing a different kind of boundary. 

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ASAP Awards – Interview With Mat Todd

Fabiana Kubke | PLOS.org | October 1, 2013

The name of the six finalists for the ASAP awards are out. Backed by major sponsors like Google, PLOS and the Wellcome Trust, and a number of other organisations, this award seeks to “build awareness and encourage the use of scientific research — published through Open Access — in transformative ways.” Read More »

Assembling Living Tissue With 3D Maglev Tech: A Biohacker’s Dream Come True

John Hewitt | ExtremeTech | January 30, 2013

The handmaiden of scientific discovery is a new tool. Good researchers build their own instruments and nowadays the best among them often seek to commercialize their successes for others to expand upon. Nothing says look at what my instrument can do better in the the age of commercial science than a new discovery... Read More »

Attention CEO’s: You Are In The Software Business. Now What?

Jim Zemlin | Linux.com | October 4, 2012

Whether you’re Nissan or Toyota, Walmart or Nordstrom, NYSE or NASDAQ, you are in the software business. Every company today, regardless of whether or not they’re a “technology” company, is in the business of building software. Today’s consumers demand it.

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Autodesk Announces $100 Million Spark Investment Fund, The World’s First 3D Printing Investment Program

Press Release | Autodesk | October 30, 2014

Autodesk, Inc...has announced that it intends to invest up to $100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark Investment Fund...is the first of its kind for the 3D printing industry and will invest in entrepreneurs, startups and researchers who push the boundaries of 3D printing technology and accelerate the new industrial revolution. Read More »

Be Lazy, Be Fast

Ross Gardler | ComputerworldUK | January 25, 2012

The reality is, however, that a well-run open source project is not slow, in fact some of the more popular projects move so quickly it can be difficult to keep up. But what defines a well-run open source project? There are a number of important attributes to look for. In this article I want to focus on the key processes that allows a community led project to progress at speed. Read More »

Berlin 'Open Access' Conference Recap

Abby Clobridge | Information Today | November 15, 2012

As open access (OA) and other “open” movements become more of a part of the mainstream consciousness, conversations surrounding OA continue to evolve—moving from whether OA is a good approach to far more provocative questions such as, how do we move past the legacies of the print publication world and what is a journal in today’s environment? Read More »

Better IT, More Efficiencies Needed At Joint VA/DOD Health Centers, GAO Finds

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | October 1, 2012

There are several barriers to healthcare collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense, especially in the area of health IT, a Government Accountability Office report has found (PDF). Read More »

Biden Announces Major Open Initiatives At Cancer Moonshot Summit

Press Release | The White House | June 28, 2016

Today, the Cancer Moonshot is hosting a summit at Howard University, in Washington, D.C. as part of a national day of action that also includes more than 270 events in communities across the United States.  Vice President Joe Biden will join over 350 researchers, oncologists and other care providers, data and technology experts, patients, families, and patient advocates, among others, will come together at Howard University.  They will be joined by more than 6,000 individuals at events in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam.  This is the first time a group this expansive and diverse will meet under a government charge is to double the rate of progress in our understanding, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of cancer...

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Biohacking Healthcare - Part 2

Eric Valor | Forbes | September 18, 2012

One of the most valuable research tools is a model of the type of problem you are trying to solve. This allows for study of the problem mechanism and allows attempts at solving various parts of the problem without disrupting an actual patient or when such is unavailable... Read More »

Biotech Democratized: Open Medical Record System

Irsyad Ramthan | Biotechin.Asia | July 22, 2016

Proper management of medical records represents not only a significant technical challenge, but it is also a vital public health tool to ensure proper management of epidemics as well as quality of patient care among other things. In countries with more abundant resources such as the United States, proprietary solutions for managing medical records are the norm, which is perfectly reasonable given that the providers of these solutions are accountable for the security and integrity of the data...

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Black Duck's Dave Gruber And Peter Vescuso: Open Source Is Maturing

Jack Germain | LinuxInsider | March 19, 2013

Mentioning open source to a typical consumer will no doubt result in puzzled looks or a reference to that "free stuff." Even in some business circles, the open source concept may only be synonymous with an alternative computer operating system known as Linux. Read More »

Booktype Makes Book Collaboration Web-based and Simple

Ruth Suehle | OpenSource.com | February 21, 2012

If you've ever tried to collaborate with other authors and editors and the many other people who work to make a book successful, you know it's not easy... Last week at the O'Reilly Tools of Change conference, a new platform called Booktype was announced. It was created to help you collaborate on editing content and getting it ready for publishing. Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb Launches Universal Patient Language (UPL), an Open-Source Resource for Improving Patient Communications

Press Release | Bristol-Myers Squibb | June 16, 2016

The UPL seeks to improve how complex topics are communicated to patients; Company launches UPL.org to make principles and tools widely available to others.  Bristol-Myers Squibb today announced its commitment to moving toward a new way of communicating with patients and caregivers: the Universal Patient Language (UPL). The UPL addresses widely voiced concerns among consumers and health care advocates that communications about medicines are not designed for an optimal patient experience...

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Broad Institute to Release Genome Analysis Toolkit 4 (GATK4) as Open Source Resource to Accelerate Research

Press Release | Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard | May 24, 2017

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard will release version 4 of the industry-leading Genome Analysis Toolkit under an open source software license. The software package, designated GATK4, contains new tools and rebuilt architecture. It is available currently as an alpha preview on the Broad Institute's GATK website, with a beta release expected in mid-June. Broad engineers announced the upgrade, as well as the decision to release the tool as an open source product, at Bio-IT World today...