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Open source science helps Peninsula father's genetic quest

Oct 23, 2012, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Most medical research is secret and proprietary. At Saturday's Open Science Summit in Mountain View, however, Bea's father, Hugh, described a needle-in-a-haystack quest made possible by the pitchforks of so many.

"We used materials that are public, freely available," said Rienhoff, a physician and scientist, as Beatrice frolicked nearby. "And everything we've learned we've put back out there, in the public domain. It's for the patient's good, and the public good."

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