Kenneth H. Buetow writes about the need for a standard cyberinfrastructure to enhance and speed up biomedical research. Noting an ever-increasing number of researchers are working in the biomedical field, the dissemination of knowledge has become more difficult due to heightened compartmentalization of knowledge. An enhanced cyberinfrastructure would simplify sharing of research findings and would enable an easier integration of data from many researchers.

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