Chris Armit - October 20, 2022
Q&A with Henry Szechtman on his new study providing enormous amounts of rat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder data, comprising 11.1TB of videography from >2 years of continuous recording .
Hans Zauner - August 16, 2022
The h-index is a metric that was invented to summarise the publication output and impact of researchers. In a new GigaScience article, authors from the University of New South Wales (Australia) adopt the controversial metric to explore systematic differences in research interest (taxonomic bias), using mammals as an example.
Scott Edmunds - May 31, 2022
Citizen Scientists share and publish Mosquito Alert data as part of our GigaByte (& GBIF & TDR supported) series on vector-borne diseases.
Chris Armit - March 15, 2022
Author Q&A with Tom Edinburgh on his new GigaByte paper presenting Sepsis-3 criteria in AmsterdamUMCdb, an Intensive Care database.
Scott Edmunds - November 25, 2021
We have an author Q&A with Dominic Cushnan, Head of Artificial Intelligence (Imaging) for NHSX, on his Data Note on the National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database.
Hans Zauner - October 14, 2021
A new article published today in GigaScience demonstrates that machine learning can yield “proxy measures” for brain-related health issues, without the need for a specialist’s assessment.
Scott Edmunds - February 17, 2021
Today we publish the first update in 12 years describing what’s new in SAMtools, and for the first time the associated BCFtools and HTSlib software library. Here is a Q&A with the authors.
Scott Edmunds - November 25, 2020
Parice Brandies presents a Q&A and video on her GigaByte paper on the brown antechinus genome (Antechinus stuartii), a fascinating marsupial with many biological surprises to explore.
Scott Edmunds - November 4, 2020
We have a Q&A with author Matthieu Foll from the WHO/(IARC on his new GigaScience paper presenting multi-omic data from rare lung neuroendocrine neoplasms and his experience having the precious Controlled Access data peer reviewed by named peer reviewers.
Hans Zauner - August 18, 2020
Not only epidemics themselves come in waves, also research into emerging infectious diseases has ups and downs, a Gigascience paper published today reports. The authors at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev analysed more than 35 million papers and explored research (scientometric trends) related to nine different infectious diseases. The scientific literature screened for this study spans 20 […]