Crowdsourcing Human Microbiome Research


This is a guest post from Jessica Richman, co-founder of uBiome and a PhD scholar at Oxford University Amidst the current focus on genomic testing, there is a new field emerging with a different approach to metagenomics: direct-to-consumer sequencing of the microbiome. The microbiome are the bacteria that live on and within us; all of […]

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Nature’s ‘Ten People Who Mattered’ in 2012


This year, Science Exchange CEO Elizabeth Iorns helped to launch the Reproducibility Initiative–┬ácollaborative program between Science Exchange, PLOS ONE, Mendeley, and figshare that offers scientists a way to validate their studies by expert providers. The Reproducibility Initiative has been met with welcome applause from researchers and the public alike. The launch received accolades in Reuters […]

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