Over at Science in the Open, Cameron Neylon poses a challenge to readers following on Jonathan Eisen's Friendfeed discussion about "what an electronic research record should look like." Neylon voices support for "simple systems that make it very easy to capture digital research objects as they are created and easy-to-use tools that make it straightforward to connect these objects up." But thinking theoretically about how to pull all this information together in a feasible

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