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The currency of academia under fire

Kate Blair

The Future of Work

Publishing results in peer-reviewed journals is the main currency of academic success today.  This Guardian article explains why.  It also highlights the shift towards open access publishing that seems to be afoot. Award-winning Cambridge mathematician declares he will no longer publish with or review for Elsevier journals. Wellcome Trust (English equivalent of

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Upside Down

Kate Blair


Some people are doing what we’re doing in reverse: coding new genomes from scratch. They’re taking out all the natural complexity that our pipelines are built to sort through and are coding “grokkable” genomes that: Read in one direction Are non-overlapping Are as simple as possible Here’s a lovely article about this

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