Chris Armit - August 2, 2021
ISMB2021 was held online again so GigaScience had to celebrate their birthday with a video & virtual cake cutting, plus this writeup of the talks by Chris Armit
Hans Zauner - July 23, 2021
A new “multi-modal” data set on arm motion control, published recently in GigaScience, is an important contribution to develop robotic prosthetic devices and other tools at the interface between human and machine.
Scott Edmunds - June 22, 2021
Following the publication of a new software citation guide we explain more the practicalities and importance of citing research software.
Scott Edmunds - June 15, 2021
We have an update on the Update article, GigaByte’s new article type to speed up the sharing and communication of science through allowing publication of data and software versions that are immediately useful to the community.
Nicole Nogoy - June 2, 2021
Joining our Giga reproducibility toolkit is Gigantum, with a new paper being our first example using this platform for better collaboration, sharing and making reproducible research easier.
Hans Zauner - May 27, 2021
This week in GigaScience we published the genome of the mediterranean cone snail, Lautoconus ventricosus. Cone snails produce a wide variety of powerful toxins and the new chromosome-scale genome assembly opens the door for detailed investigations of their diversity and evolution.
Chris Armit - May 26, 2021
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) hosted the virtual workshop “Changing the Culture of Data Management and Sharing”. Here we have a write-up of the event.
Chris Armit - April 26, 2021
The International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) hosted their virtual Neuroinformatics Assembly & Chris Armit have a neuroinformagical write-up.
Chris Armit - April 14, 2021
GigaScience are huge fans of the VIZBI – Visualising Biological Data – conference and our Data Scientist Chris Armit details the major highlights of VIZBI 2021.
Hans Zauner - March 26, 2021
New research in GigaScience reveals a previously hidden diversity of symbiotic Rickettsia bacteria. The new data are also relevant for studying human and animal diseases that are caused by some types of Rickettsia.