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Open source and science take many of the same approaches to investigation and discovery, making them natural allies. Learn more about the intersection of open source and science in these articles.

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Many sustainability efforts can use open source philosophies and tools to grow and enact real change on a global scale.
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If you're looking for scientific computing software, but can't afford the leading proprietary solution, check out these open source options.
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The non-profit scientific research publication platform eLife recently announced the Reproducible Document Stack (RDS).
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This course teaches them how to set up a GitHub project, index their project in Zenodo, and integrate Git into an RStudio workflow.
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Learn more about this tool for modeling a variety of natural and social phenomena.
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African school uses open source tools and principles to prepare underserved students for future-focused careers.
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What does an open source approach to environmental research look like?
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Traditional contracts hamstring research collaborators by increasing costs and delaying investigations.