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Funding agencies start making the implementation of the FAIR principles mandatory for data management strategies

The principles have gained more and more significance over the last few years. After a  analysis reported on the European economy losing 10.2 billion € every year for not having FAIR research data plus an additional amount of 16 billion … Read More

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Successful lab research data management needs two components: an electronic lab notebook and a data repository for internal lab use

In recent years, governmental organizations and funding bodies have held the scientific community to increasingly higher standards concerning data retention. While it was enough to store primary data for 10 years after its publication a few years ago, today researchers … Read More

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Inside LOGS: Comparing acquisition parameters for multiple experiments

The Parameter Comparison tool enables scientists to quickly and easily access and compare their experimental acquisition parameters. … Read More

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Life and Times of digital data

Research data is saved on different types of storage media, but how reliable are these systems that we use for long-term storage? What other options are there? … Read More

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How can you get your students to responsibly deal with their experimental data on a daily basis?

Following up on research data that dates back is impossible at worst, tedious at best. The more time has passed since acquisition, the harder it gets to find, access and understand the data. This is especially challenging if the PhD … Read More