Andrey Rzhetsky

A big data look at improving scientific research: A Q&A with Andrey Rzhetsky

November 11, 2015

Of all the possible experiments available in biomedical research, only a small subset are ever tackled by scientists. This is in part due to institutional and cultural pressures that lead researchers to avoid risk-taking and choose inefficient research strategies, according to a new study based on a computational analysis of millions of patents and research articles. ScienceLife spoke with co-author Andrey Rzhetsky about the proposed steps for a more productive future. [Read more]