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August 2016: "The Allen Institute is dedicated to answering some of the biggest questions in bioscience and accelerating research worldwide.

The Allen Institute currently encompasses three entities: the Allen Institute for Brain Science; the Allen Institute for Cell Science; and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, supported by a shared administration group."

Third-Party Descriptions

August 2016: "What did you find? If you found something new to science, or replicated some older work, go ahead and write it up for publication. The Allen Institute claim no jurisdiction over the data at all. It gives you that warm, fuzzy feeling inside."


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Financial Recipient from (past or present) Paul G. Allen Person Aug 21, 2016

Articles and Resources

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Aug 01, 2016 How a happy moment for neuroscience is a sad moment for science: Systems neuroscience is celebrating a landmark, but one that shows the way we do science is broken.

QUOTE: modern science’s incentives are all wrong. If we only measure the quality of someone’s science by the amount of money they accrue and the number of “impactful” papers they produce, then by definition we are not measuring the quality and rigour of the science itself.