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Why aren't more researchers using open source?

Academic researchers depend on a variety of highly specialized software to power their studies. The...
Clones welcome in scientific hardware

One way a company can start the transition to the open source way is to open source a single...
Peering into complex, tiny structures with 3D analysis tool tomviz

The future of technology is being built at the tiniest scales and now demands tools for 3D design...
Best of Opensource.com: Science

Check out the top 10 open science articles of 2016.
Open Chemistry project raises up the next generation of researchers

Learn about a few Google Summer of Code projects hoping to bring high quality open source tools to...
Star Trek: inspiring people and their tech since 1964

Star Trek has inspired fans, technologies, and careers ever since its creation in 1964 and debut in...
How scientists are using digital badges

The open source world pioneered the use of digital badges to reward skills, achievements, and to...
A guide to scientific computing system administration

How open source enables rapid advancement in scientific computing, and an overview of administering...