Now that microarray technology has diffused throughout the research community, many are struggling to extract meaning from the volumes of data being produced. At last week’s Cambridge Healthtech Institute Macroresults through Microarrays 3 meeting in Boston, leading statisticians presented tools they are developing to attack this biological behemoth. Following is a summary of some key talks.

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