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Scott Edmunds

Editor in Chief of GigaScience and Chief Editor of GigaByte. Data nerd based at BGI Hong Kong. Co-founder of Open Data and Citizen Science organisations CivicSight, CitizenScience.Asia and Bauhinia Genome.

The first English-Spanish-Ukrainian Publication. How to publish multilingual articles with GigaByte

- November 28, 2022

Multilingual articles

GigaByte this week marks the first time multilingual articles have been simultaneously published in English, Spanish and Ukrainian. Showcasing a novel and award winning feature from our publishing platform.

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Second call (and webinar) for GigaByte’s vectors of human disease series

- November 6, 2022

second call and umbrella image

TDR, GBIF and GigaScience Press have announced a second call (and webinar) for the GigaByte series publishing new datasets for research on vectors of human diseases.

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The Genome of a Gentle Giant

- October 14, 2022

Aldabra Giant Tortoise in the zoo

Researchers have published a new chromosome scale reference genome for the Aldabra giant tortoise, providing a much needed genetic resource for rescue and rewilding efforts.

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Improvements for Man and Machine in Scientific Publishing

- October 5, 2022

interactive figures

Frictionless Data improves not just machine readability of scientific articles, but also enables humans to directly interact with the data within the article itself. A new article in GigaByte demonstrates frictionless data can help bring papers to life with interactive figures.

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GigaByte Wins 2022 ALPSP Innovation Award

- September 21, 2022

ALPSP Innovation Award

GigaByte Journal wins the ALPSP Innovation Award for their interactive articles and tools aimed at fulfilling the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science

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From Frictionless Data to Interactive Visualisation

- September 1, 2022

Frictionless Data

A guest post from our summer data science intern Raniere Silva from Hong Kong City Uiniversity on his work on Frictionless Data and Interactive Visualisation

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Open Science Milestones and the return of in-person meetings at ISMB2022

- July 19, 2022

ISMB2022 meets open science

Write-up of GigaScience’s 10th birthday at ISMB2022 in Wisconsin, birthday series of papers, and it’s efforts to map to the UNESCO Open Science Recommendations

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GigaByte a finalist for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2022

- July 4, 2022

ALPSP Awards

We are pleased to announce GigaByte journal has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2022 ALPSP (Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers) Awards for Innovation in Publishing.

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GigaByte helping the fight against Vector-Borne diseases with data

- June 14, 2022

disease vectors data

New GigaByte series of vector-borne diseases data papers just out, including mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, and kissing bugs, supported by GBIF and the WHO

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Publishing Citizen Science data to fight against mosquito borne diseases

- May 31, 2022

Citizen Scientists share and publish Mosquito Alert data as part of our GigaByte (& GBIF & TDR supported) series on vector-borne diseases.

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