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Table 1 20th century vs. 21st century biomedical science

From: Launching the "Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration"

20th Century 21st Century
discipline centered problem centered
hypothesis testing hypothesis searching
collect only the data needed to test an hypothesis collect extra data needed for the future
data archiving data mining (discovery in databases)
individual scientists and their fiefdoms flexible, collaborative, multidisciplinary teams