Scott Edmunds - September 19, 2023
In the process of going back through our more than 300 posts over 12-years of blogging we thought we would highlight our favourites in a Top of the Pops style countdown.
Hans Zauner - July 4, 2023
This week GigaScience published a cost-effective, open source hardware/software solution for selective sequencing, using the Nanopore Minion device and a tiny $300 device that is “two times faster than a 30,000 $ 36-core server, at a fraction of power consumption”.
Scott Edmunds - March 6, 2023
We have an author Q&A and video abstract with Tazro Ohta where he gives some insight into archiving workflows and his new Yevis platform.
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.