The Business Bytes Genes Molecules blog's Deepak Singh says it may be time to put away the microarray gene expression experiments and pay attention to the data that's already been gathered by other researchers to get more focused on "useful science." Singh, who references Atul Butte's talk at the Sage Congress on publicly available data, says there will soon be sufficient public data available for "smart people ...

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