These are my rants about what is happening in the world, technology, computing, and the Internet.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Jay Bradner: Open-source cancer research
How does cancer know it's cancer? At Jay Bradner's lab, they found a molecule that might hold the answer, JQ1 -- and instead of patenting JQ1, they published their findings and mailed samples to 40 other labs to work on. An inspiring look at the open-source future of medical research.