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  1. Human outline surrounded by silhouettes of different animals used in research

    Connecting biomedical knowledge through the The Monarch Initiative

    The Monarch Initiative integrates open life sciences and biomedical data to improve disease discovery and diagnostics
  2. Magnifying glass held over ancient manuscript

    Science Beam - using computer vision to extract PDF data

    We outline a new project to convert PDF to XML with high accuracy by complementing existing tools with computer vision technology.
  3. A group gather round a table covered in post-its at a collaborative design session for Texture

    Texture - an open science manuscript editor

    Substance invite the community to use and contribute to a new XML-first text editor.
  4. A man views a figure on eLife on his laptop and iPhone

    Dynamically serving scientific images using IIIF

    How we implemented the IIIF Image API to serve zoomable images at minimal cost.
  5. ScienceFair - a new desktop science library

    Richard Smith-Unna introduces ScienceFair, a new way to access and consume science from your desktop using peer-to-peer technology.
  6. Redesigning an online scientific journal from the article up

    Our approach to redesigning a better journal reading experience, starting with the Research Article.
  7. Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

    Welcome to eLife 2.0

    We’re moving the online journal forward, and we hope you’ll join us on our journey.
  8. CoLab — instant messaging for scientists?

    Winner of the eLife prize at Hack24 2017, CoLab is a proof-of-concept collaborative editing and messaging platform for scientists.