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Open software for biologists: from famine to feast

Developing and deploying specialized computing systems for specific research communities is achievable, cost effective and has wide-ranging benefits.

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NEBC is supported by the NERC EG and PG&P science programs. Special thanks to Pete Kille and Jason Snape for championing the Bio-Linux concept, the Steering Committees of both programs for chosing to supporting it, and all NEBC Bio-Linux users for feedback.

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Field, D., Tiwari, B., Booth, T. et al. Open software for biologists: from famine to feast. Nat Biotechnol 24, 801–803 (2006).

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