open source science

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International Team of Scientists Open Sources Search for Malaria Cure

The Open Source Malaria (OSM) project operates along very similar lines to traditional medicinal chemistry projects in that the team is looking for an antimalarial drug candidate suitable for Phase 1 clinical trials. However, the day to day running of the project works quite differently and is probably most clearly defined by the team’s commitment to The Six Laws of Open Science... Read More »

Open Source Science

David Basanta | Nature Magazine | October 20, 2011

Thanks to a friend I found about this TED video in which Dana Farber's Jay Bradner talks about something which I, and many others, believe is a very powerful idea: open source science. The talk introduces Bradner's research, where he and his colleagues are trying to find molecules that can target cancer cells that relay (have grown) dependent on certain genes. Read More »