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May 2014

Rancho BioSciences announces that it is now an affiliate member of the tranSMART Foundation and will commit resources for testing and providing content for tranSMART

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San Diego, California, May 27th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company, announced today that it is now an affiliate member of the tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive research data. Rancho BioSciences has donated 11 manually curated data sets to be used for testing and hackathons. Rancho BioSciences will also be working with the Foundation to develop a new track named “Testathon” whereby it will donate resources for every release cycle to test the tranSMART platform and report bugs to the development team to fix before…

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Rancho BioSciences launches Complimentary Download section on their web site for manually curated data

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San Diego, California, May 7th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company announced today that they have launched a Free Download section on their web site. Rancho BioSciences manually curates public and internal data sources for their Pharma, Government and academic clients – information that is usually consumed internally. One of Rancho’s goals is to make more manually curated pre-competitive information available to research scientists for free. When talking with Rancho clients they are encouraged to put such data in the public domain and to utilize open source platforms and tools such as tranSMART and R. “We are…

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