Features

02 October 2005

The trend in laboratory informatics is towards integration of software with instruments and with enterprise resource planning software. Different vendors have different ways of achieving this end and it has driven take-overs and mergers, according to Peter Rees

02 July 2005

Felix Grant has been having text message conversations with a family of rocks, then analysing them with the latest S-Plus

02 July 2005

Dave Champagne, head of Thermo's informatics division

02 July 2005

Mathematical operations on an array of pixels, made easy by software such as Matlab, can reveal the surface of Venus and the world of pre-Revolutionary Russia, Ray Girvan discovers

02 July 2005

Peter Rees looks at a piece of old technology that is finding new uses in laboratory information management systems

02 July 2005

Hermann Lederer reports on the DEISA Consortium, a major step towards an integrated European HPC infrastructure

02 July 2005

Simon White believes that information can be better shared if everyone makes use of ontologies

02 May 2005

Computing in the life sciences used to be about gene and protein sequences; now researchers are adopting a systems approach, reports Clare Sansom

02 May 2005

The productivity of Felix Grant's information searches has risen a thousand-fold with new software

02 May 2005

In different disciplines and across companies of different sizes, Tom Wilkie finds convergent trends of integration and interoperability that will shape scientific computing

02 May 2005

John Murphy profiles a pioneer of geographical information systems

02 May 2005

Recording research data electronically sounds like a good idea; but, Peter Rees asks, can you produce that information in court 50 years later?

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