Science Exchange providers featured in Cell article!

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We are really excited to see Cell mention Science Exchange in it’s latest issue “Science for Sale: Academic Meets Industry”. It’s great to see Cell recognize how academic research is evolving and provide concrete examples of how innovative scientists can use marketplaces like Science Exchange to establish collaborations, access specialist expertise, and create unique funding opportunities […]

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Homepage Redesign: Spotlighted Facilities & Search

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At Science Exchange, we’re always looking to improve the user experience, and help our providers promote their services. That’s why we’re excited to launch our redesigned homepage, with spotlighted facilities and integrated search. Spotlighted Facilities: The new homepage spotlights facilities offering our most popular experiment types, including: Real Time qPCR, DNA Sequencing, Mass Spectrometry, Microarray, […]

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Open Notebook Series: Open Notebook Platforms

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This is the third in a series of posts by Anthony Salvagno about open notebook science. An open notebook is ideally an online representation of your standard lab notebook. Everyone has a different style and volume of notes though, and an open notebook is no different. Software engineers need to take notes in their code, biologists need to take […]

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Should Applied Funding Go To Academia Or Startups?

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There has recently been a subtle, but important, shift in the focus of government support for scientific research. With NIH funding capped at 2012 fiscal levels, government programs have shifted support to applied & translational research, rather than traditional R&D platforms. The new “Big Data R&D Initiative”, for instance, will put $200 million into commitments […]

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Open Notebook Series: Why You Should Be An Open Notebook Scientist

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This is the second in a series of posts by Anthony Salvagno about open notebook science. Any discussion of a new scientific technique should begin with “What? Why? and How?”. The “Why?” in the case of Open Notebook Science (ONS) is likely the most important aspect of the paradigm. It is the most frequent question I get asked when […]

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Experience that led to Science Exchange featured in Science magazine

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Science magazine recently published a short article by Science Exchange Founder & CEO Elizabeth Iorns outlining a specific experience that changed her career goals. Elizabeth’s article documents her first experience with the systematic bias against reproducibility in the academic research world, which led ultimately to the creation of Science Exchange. The article is copied below: During the first year […]

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