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Sharing and discovering science methods: Open Science platform protocols.io

The platform protocols.io is an open access platform for sharing and discovering up-to-date science methods. The CEO and co-founder Lenny Teytelman shares his experiences. Did a repository similar to protocols.io exist before? The quest for up-to-date research methods resource is at least several decades old. In 1999, Chris Yoo and co-founders started bioprotocol.com with a million-dollar venture capital investment. Unfortunately, that was just before the dot-com bubble burst and the investors liquidated the company. A few years later, researchers created OpenWetWare which is a predecessor to protocols.io, but was also ahead of its time and too hard for non-computational researchers […]