The Data's Out

Blogger Prof-like Substance was surprised to learn that many genomics centers release their data as soon as it is generated, leading him to wonder whether people who do the work get a "grace period" to get a publication out. "Having my data pitched onto the internet the second I had it in my own hands would make me exceedingly nervous, even if my data were on the scale of a full genome," he says.

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