BioTorrents.net is a web service built by Dr. Morgan G.I. Langille, a bioinformatics researcher at UC Davis Genome Center, that allows scientists to rapidly share their results, datasets, and software using BitTorrent P2P file sharing technology.
Some of the service's features include:
Researchers can download large datasets much faster.
A central listing of results, datasets, and software that can be browsed and searched.
Data can be located on several servers allowing decentralization and availability of the data if one server becomes disabled.
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