What do you get when you cram 20 biohackers in a stuffy room for three days? A new database spec, of course.

By Bernadette Toner


After three days of forsaking the countryside in favor of a windowless room, a whiteboard, and a bank of computers, the 20 participants of Part I of the first-ever biohackathon wrapped up with a new specification for accessing biological sequence databases across multiple languages and platforms.

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