Radically Rethinking Scientific Publication: The “Octopus” Model
Dr. Alexandra Freeman believes that the major problems associated with research culture in science can be traced back to one source: the current scientific publishing model. In this interview with Technology Networks, she explains why a novel approach, called Octopus, is a logical solution to these issues.
What Are Ontologies and How Are They Creating a FAIRer Future for the Life Sciences?
In this article, Dr. Jane Lomax provides an overview of ontologies and describes how they can help to overcome big data challenges.
Proactive Treatment in Clinical Trials: AI Identifies Best Treatment Options for Patients
In this article, Luca Glass discusses how AI can be used to proactively match patients with clinical trials, helping patients to receive better, more modern treatments that are designed to treat their specific ailment.
eConsent in Clinical Research: Overcoming the Challenges of Protocol Amendments
This article will explore how transitioning to digitally enabled clinical trials can ultimately be beneficial to the patient experience as well as improve compliance.
Neuroimaging Techniques and What a Brain Image Can Tell Us
In this article, we will cover the basics, strengths and limitations and applications of traditional and emerging neuroimaging techniques, and discuss the prospects, challenges, risks and ethics concerned with this rapidly expanding field.
Mann-Whitney U Test: Assumptions and Example
The Mann-Whitney U Test, also known as the Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test, is a non-parametric statistical test used to compare two samples or groups. In this article, we explore the basics of the Test and work through an example.
Digitization: The Lab of the Future
Technology Networks connected with Dr. Samantha Kanza to discuss the challenges of digitizing a laboratory and why electronic implementation requires more than a just a change of technology.
How Artificial Intelligence Is Advancing Structural Proteomics
To learn more about EquiDock and how artificial intelligence methods are advancing the field of structural proteomics, Technology Networks spoke to Octavian-Eugen Ganea.
Data Sharing Initiative Could Improve Our Understanding and Help To Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance
Antimicrobial resistance is a looming global threat for which we need a better understanding to tackle. We hear how a non-profit organization are helping scientists share valuable data effectively with the launch of the AMR register.
We Need Biology in the Fight Against Climate Change. But Are We Ready To Use It?
In this opinion piece, Markus Gershater addresses the idea that, while we need biology to help us avoid climate disaster, the truth is, it's nowhere near ready.