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Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"figshare grew out of the frustrations of a stem cell researcher, Mark Hahnel, who during his PhD was disappointed with the high percentage of his research objects that would never be seen outside of his research group; Experiments that gave null results, or results that didn’t fit in to the current ‘story’ required for standard article publication in scientific journals. The large datasets or videos which are usually submitted as supplementary material, even if they provide more evidence than the standard graphs and screenshots included in the articles. These files are often printed out into paper form, stuck into labbooks and the digital forms are lost, losing most of the raw data needed to interpret the research...."