June 23, 2006
Lost in a Sea of Science Data
Librarians are called in to archive huge amounts of information, but cultural and financial barriers stand in the way
Science is experiencing revolutionary changes thanks to digital technology, with computers generating a flood of valuable data for scientists to interpret.
But that flood could drown science.
Data from experiments conducted as recently as six months ago might be suddenly deemed important, but researchers might never find those numbers — or if
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