May / June 2002
Tom Wilkie spoke to Lucas Noldus, whose company produces computerised systems for tracking and observing animal behaviour. The applications, he found, stretch from new drugs to functional genomics
Scientists are building a seamless, global, astronomical resource: a 'virtual observatory' that will supply data at all wavelengths through a common interface. Vanessa Spedding catches up with European initiatives
Brian Donnelly, chairman and CEO of GeneticXchange, tells Tom Wilkie about the unexpected similarity between computing for life sciences and computing for big banks.
If you think the words 'decisive' and 'fast-moving' could not appear in the same sentence as 'government-run utility lab', think again, as one large LIMS company bidding for business recently had to. Vanessa Spedding reports