Money for Big Data

To help researchers handle the onslaught of complex biomedical data being generated, the US National Institutes of Health this week awarded grants worth nearly $32 million that seek to develop new data-handling strategies, as GenomeWeb Daily News reports. These grants are part of the Big Data to Knowledge initiative that expects to fund $656 million through 2020 toward this problem.

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