Tag Archive for genomics

Where’s the Biggest Big Data to be Found? Genomics


by Angela Guess A recent article in Phys.org reports, “Who’s about to become the biggest beast in the Big Data forest? A group of math and computing experts have arrived at what they say is a clear answer. It’s not You Tube or Twitter, two social media sites that gobble up awesome quantities of bandwidth…

Intermountain Healthcare and Syapse Collaborate to Improve Access to Clinical Genomics for Community Oncologists

Intermountain Healthcare (an internationally recognized not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, a medical group with over 185 physician clinics, and an affiliated health insurance company) and Syapse (the leading provider of software for bringing omics data into routine medical use) announced today a collaboration to bring genomics-driven precision cancer care to oncologists.

Better Health Care Through Big Data


by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM has written an article discussing the numerous applications of Big Data to health care. He writes, “Whether it’s Hadoop, machine learning, natural-language processing or some other technique, folks in the worlds of medicine and hospital administration understand that new types of data analysis are the key to helping…

The Semantification of Chemistry


Executive Summary

Chemistry is a central science and the data produced as a consequence is immense. However, much of this data is which makes data integration difficult. In this article, we demonstrate how chemical data can be retrieved from reports, scientific theses and papers or patents and discuss how these sources can be processed using natural language processing techniques and named-entity recognisers to produce chemical data and knowledge expressed in RDF.