Why keep the raw data?

The increasingly popular subject of raw diffraction data deposition is examined in a Topical Review in IUCrJ. Building on the 2015 workshop organised by the IUCr Diffraction Data Deposition Working Group (DDDWG), the authors ...

Mammals almost wiped out with the dinosaurs

Over 90 per cent of mammal species were wiped out by the same asteroid that killed the dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago, significantly more than previously thought.

Evolutionary 'probables' a positive step

Rice University scientists have advanced their method for determining the most likely ways genes have evolved over eons, both within and across species.

Location data on two apps enough to identify someone, says study

Stripping a big data set of names and personal details is no guarantee of privacy. Previous research has shown that individual shoppers, Netflix subscribers and even taxicab riders are identifiable in heaps of supposedly ...

Random additions efficiently anonymize large data sets

Balancing transparency and freedom of information with the right to privacy lays high demands on data handling methods. So far methods for anonymizing shared data sets have assumed that there is a distinction between details ...

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