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Open Access Pitch For Life Science Elite

Bernard Lane | The Australian | December 22, 2012

BETTER models of proteins, the mathematics of malaria, and an enzyme that detects foreign DNA are among the first contents of a new life sciences journal that marks another chapter in the open access story. Read More »

Open Access To Science Helps Us All

Dave Carr and Robert Kiley | New Statesman | April 13, 2012

[...] However, in recent years there has been a growing recognition that the traditional subscription-based access models are not serving the best interests of the research community, and a growing movement to support open-access publishing – in which research papers are freely available to all at the point of use. Read More »

Open Data Projects Win Wellcome Trust, NIH and HHMI Open Science Prize

The Open Science Prize, a new initiative from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the Wellcome Trust, encourages and supports open science approaches that generate benefit to society, advance research and spur innovation. An integral component of the selection process is demonstrated use and generation of open data, so PLOS is proud that this year’s winner of the Open Science Prize is PLOS author and evolutionary, computational biologist Trevor Bedford of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington...

Open Science Prize Announces Epidemic Tracking Tool as Grand Prize Winner

Press Release | Open Science Prize, Wellcome, Howard Hughes Medical Institute , National Institutes of Health | February 28, 2017

A prototype online platform that uses real-time visualization and viral genome data to track the spread of global pathogens such as Zika and Ebola is the grand prize winner of the Open Science Prize. The international team competition is an initiative by the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The winning team, Real-time Evolutionary Tracking for Pathogen Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation, created its prototype to pool data from researchers across the globe, perform rapid phylogenetic analysis, and post the results on the platform’s website...

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