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Do you want to know how to measure DNA contour lengths using ImageJ?  Perhaps you want to stain a C. Elegans embryo for imaging?  Or possibly, you might want to test whether or not you have gotten an immune response using ELISA? Martin … Continue reading

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New Software: Reference Tools, Atomic Physics, and Engineering

Some new software to point out today: In the Tools section, we have a new link to cb2bib a tool for rapidly extracting unformatted bibliographic references from email alerts, journal web pages, and PDF files. In the Atomic & Molecular … Continue reading

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Making Money from OpenSource Science Software. III. Sell Services

This is the third post in a series exploring how scientific software companies might be able to make money while still keeping their code open. The previous articles are: How to make money from Open Source scientific software Sell Hardware … Continue reading

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Making Money from OpenSource Science Software. II. Sell Hardware

This is the second post in a series in which I’m trying to figure out a general strategy for developers of open source scientific software to make a living without closing the source to their codes. The canonical examples of … Continue reading

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How to make money from Open Source scientific software

One of my graduate students just got offered a job at computational chemistry software company. I have a lot of respect for this company; they make very good, very fast, and very capable products. They also hire real scientists and … Continue reading

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