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Out in the open: Some scientists sharing results

Younger researchers break custom, post data

Barry Canton (left) a biological engineer at MIT, is part of an open-science movement in which raw data are being posted on the Internet to speed research. At right is colleague Felix Moser. Barry Canton (left) a biological engineer at MIT, is part of an open-science movement in which raw data are being posted on the Internet to speed research. At right is colleague Felix Moser. (PAT GREENHOUSE/GLOBE STAFF)
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / August 21, 2008

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CAMBRIDGE - Barry Canton, a 28-year-old biological engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has posted raw scientific data, his thesis proposal, and original research ideas on an online website for all to see. (Full article: 1211 words)

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