NPR’s Science Friday last week spoke with Howard Chang, of Stanford Medical School’s Biochemistry Department. Chang discussed his recent article, co-authored with several colleagues and published in the Public Library of Science Biology open-access journal, which explores how scientists can learn about cancer from studying the way common wounds heal.
Like all PLoS publications, Chang and company’s article, “Gene Expression Signature of Fibroblast Serum Response Predicts Human Cancer Progression Similarities between Tumors and Wounds,” is free under a Creative Commons attribution license.
Recall that one of Creative Commons’ resolutions is to explore a Science Commons. More unencumbered scientific knowledge to come . . .Comments Off on Advance in Cancer Research?
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New Year’s Resolutions:
Make worry-free sampling and re-creativity mainstream.
Make 25 country-specific sets of iCommons licenses available.
Explore Science Commons.
Begin Save-a-Book campaign, revive out-of-print books.
Debut metadata search engine prototype.
Unveil CC-Mixter — Friendster for musicians.
Launch “Anatomy of a Film” project.
Build licenses into at least two applications per medium: photography, audio, film, text. (Adobe XMP plug-in to debut soon.)
Make “some rights reserved” household phrase.Comments Off on New Year’s Resolutions
The GET CREATIVE! Moving Image Contest has gone the way of 2003. Many thanks to those of you who
submitted entries by the New Year. Our panel of expert
judges is now sorting out the winners. Stay tuned!
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