Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Science 2.0

An editorial in Nature (447, 1-2 ;3 May 2007) calls for the use of electronic laboratory notebooks to combat science fraud, although the original article fudges the issue of how public the data should be. In a follow up to the editorial on the Nature blog Nautilus, comments by Jean-Claude Bradley, one of the few scientists with experience of this technology, suggests that a simple wiki is best suited for the purpose.
I can hear a bandwagon starting up. Is this going to be the next big thing in scientific research after open access publishing?

1 comment:

  1. I certainly hope so :)
    By the way, nice blog - I'm glad I came across it.