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Database access crucial for developing countries

By Sivaramjani Thambisetty


The Internet is often touted as a medium with the capacity to bring together researchers regardless of their financial and technological resources. Data collected from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (Hinxton Hall, UK), as part of a report commissioned by the UK Government Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, indicate that commercial and academic scientists from developing countries lag behind their counterparts in richer nations in accessing freely available public genome databases

Topics: D880 Developing Countries, HE Transportation and Communications, K Law (General), ZA4450 Databases
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Year: 2002
DOI identifier: 10.1038/nbt0802-775a
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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