We recently talked with data scientists about the work they do, which includes the very practical matter of data storage. What does it take to store data from a single experiment using RNA sequencing? What about millions of sequenced human genomes? Measured in laptops, it's quite a lot.
Want to learn more about data science? Check out our three-part series:
Medicine's New Tools: Algorithms
Mining the Data Boom: The role data science plays in new medicine development.
From the Lab Bench to the Server Room: Alistair Grevis-James aims to advance data protection.