Bioconductor goes cube. Welcome to Bioconductor 3.0

Right about now, the bioconductor team announced the release of Bioconductor 3.0. The release consists of 934 software packages, 219 experiment data packages, and 870 up-to-date annotation packages. Many packages have been updated and improved, and the new version will come out  with 114 new software packages.

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Scrolling down the list of new software included in this release, NGS analysis and whole systems analysis tools account for the majority, confirming how they are the hot topics in current research.

More comments will come in the next days, as long as the new version will be tried out. In the meanwhile, you can download and install it from here. Bioconductor 3.0 is compatible with R 3.1.1 and available for MacOS, Windows and Linux.

For all those are moving their first steps in bioconductor, a very extensive and straightforward guide is available on this free tutorial released by the University of California- Riverside.

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