Contact: Barbara Kennedy
Caption: Galaxy -- an open-source, web-based platform for data-intensive biomedical and genetic research -- is now available as a "cloud computing" resource. The new technology, developed by a team of researchers from Penn State University and Emory University, will help scientists and biomedical researchers to harness such tools as DNA-sequencing and analysis software, as well as storage capacity for large quantities of scientific data. More information is online at http://science.psu.edu/news-and-events/2011-news/Nekrutenko11-2011
Credit: National Institutes of Health
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