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Dr Claudia Pagliari discusses pros and cons of blockchain for science

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Article published in Nature, drawing on interviews with experts, including Dr Claudia Pagliari. Discusses the various ways in which the technologies underpinning bitcoin, i.e. blockchain, are being used in scientific research, what new opportunities these present and what the risks or downsides might be.  The interview with Dr Pagliari drew on her recent invited speech on ethical issues, given at a symposium on blockchain for biomedical research, which took place in London in November 2017.

Period18 Dec 2017

Article published in Nature, drawing on interviews with experts, including Dr Claudia Pagliari. Discusses the various ways in which the technologies underpinning bitcoin, i.e. blockchain, are being used in scientific research, what new opportunities these present and what the risks or downsides might be.  The interview with Dr Pagliari drew on her recent invited speech on ethical issues, given at a symposium on blockchain for biomedical research, which took place in London in November 2017.

References

TitleCould Bitcoin technology help science?
Media name / outletPrint and online
Duration / Length / SizeNature
Date of coverage18/12/17
Producer / AuthorAndy Extance
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