Monday, May 21, 2012

Sequestered Data Hinders Scientific Process

Apologies for the lengthy sabbatical, open science news has been abounds.  Recently large companies with monstrous data banks of (occasionally personal) information have been working with a select number of researchers to publish articles, but refuse to share such banks with other researchers for any verification or scrutiny.

"It’s antithetical to the basic norms of science to make claims that cannot be validated because the necessary data are proprietary." - Michael Eisen

Check out the article here.

 

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