Over the past decade, the cost of obtaining biological information has plummeted as technology has rapidly improved.
The changes mean scientists are confronted with near-endless information. The new task is figuring out exactly what to do with it. Specifically, how these vast pools of data can be efficiently mined to help researchers discover new treatments.
Companies are finding success by leveraging big-data analytics to create an assortment of drugs targeting difficult-to-cure diseases. Read more