From Lab Rat to Data Scientist: What can you be with a PhD?

From Lab Rat to Data Scientist: What can you be with a PhD?

By: Deepti Mathew                           In a period of merely five years, the field of data science has grown from a niche for specialists to a red-hot job option for freshly minted biomedical PhDs with just a touch of tech savvy. While the six figure salaries have undeniable appeal, the opportunity to partake more directly in the implementation angle […]

Plenty of Room in the DNA: Scientists demonstrate for the first time that the DNA is a suitable material for the effective storage of big information data

Plenty of Room in the DNA: Scientists demonstrate for the first time that the DNA is a suitable material for the effective storage of big information data

By Annalisa Arcella, PhD                           It has been estimated that by the year 2020 about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second per person. This is faster growth than ever before, and soon the load of information may outstrip the capability of current hard-drives to capture it. We are at the beginning of a digital […]