March 2006: Still Searching for the Semantic Web | GenomeWeb

Consider this scenario: As Jane and David walk over to a lab computer one morning, she says, "I uploaded the description of our sequencing project of chromosome 7 last night — including the FISH data. Let's see what my agent found for us." She opens her Web browser and starts reading the information. "Interesting," she says. "It looks like the Cancer Genome Anatomy Project just uploaded some new information about the ABC transporter family, and there are two new papers that have published results for its role in multi-drug resistance — which it tells me is abbreviated MDR.

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