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23 January 2013

Brazil has one of the highest levels of plant biodiversity in the world, but many local habitats are under pressure. Find out how the EUBrazilOpenBio project is using cloud computing to help conservation efforts in the region.




It may be named after a dying star, but the Helix Nebula project is very much alive. Now half way through its pilot phase, the project is moving ahead with new organizations coming on board.


Wouldn't it be great if experimental data and research results were available permanently? Wouldn't it be wondeful if you never had to click on a broken link to a research paper again?


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