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Bioinformatics and Data Science: Education, Interdisciplinary Blogs, Software, Jobs, and News

Coronavirus conspiracies. Should we believe in the many conspiracy theories about the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that are circulating around?

The predictions for the bright future of data scientists seem to hold. Our database at the end of December 2019 contains a colossal number of vacancies for data scientists and bioinformaticians. Over 45,000 vacant positions for data scientists and well over 3,000 bioinformatics positions in the US alone.

German economy suffering from a lack of skilled workers

As the competition of the skilled workforce is dramatically increasing, German Chancellor Angela Merkel applauded the plan to recruit outside the EU as a "paradigm shift" and "It's not only us who are looking at the world's professionals," she added. Germany plans to ... Read more.

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How Much Does Pure Information Weight?

How many grams of information is needed to make a human?

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What is a Genome?

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The Definition of Bioinformatics

Whenever someone asks what do I do, my reply is that "I am a scientist and do research in bioinformatics". In cases when I get a return question "what is that?" my answer usually is "that means that I do biology using computers." and the uninitiated will usually be satisfied with this simple explanation. Read more ...

Speaking Bioinformatics

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Discussion in the Language of Bioinformatics. The language barrier bioinformaticians need to break and act as the glue across disciplines. From article "The Future is Bright For Data Scientists."


Tools Database

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Search well over one million data related jobs around the world.