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Turning FDA's 'Clunky' Drug Database Into A Useable Goldmine

Executive Summary

The FDA's drug database, Drugs@FDA, is a goldmine of information. Unfortunately, because of the agency's "clunky" website, the data are difficult to access, search and aggregate, so the information's value is largely lost. But a group of scientists are using an $80,000 Open Science Prize to try to change that aggravating situation.

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