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The role of NGS in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 25% of all female...

The metadata challenge in biological research

One of the key highlights of the global response to COVID-19 has been the importance of ...

Build vs. Buy: 7 Pros and Cons to Consider

There are multiple challenges associated with an increasing amount of data of which a key...

Data science challenges in population genomics

Nearly a decade ago, the Human Genome Project successfully delivered a baseline definition of...

Can Genetics Research Really Be as Simple as a Google Search?

Imagine a scenario wherein the oil & gas industry has honed the science of oil prospecting and...

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The advantage of agnostic technology in bioinformatics: general solutions for specific problems

Specialised bioinformatics tools are developed every day, often by research groups that need to...

The problem of fast and reliable sequence similarity searching

Searching for similarity in biological databases is easy to grasp but hard to master. DNA, RNA...