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Requests for data pertaining to biological processes and phenomena.

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High-resolution, hyperspectral satellite imaging?

I am hoping to expand my (biology-focused) research to include satellite data. For this, I'd need satellite imaging that includes multiple values in the visible spectrum (specifically, above 490nm) ...
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Data for Monte-Carlo simulation of evolution used in an article

An open access article in BMC Bioinformatics entitled "PhyloSim - Monte Carlo simulation of sequence evolution in the R statistical computing environment" (DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-12-104) refers to the ...
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Where can I find lists of predator-prey relationships?

There are many web sites that define predator-prey relationships and give a small number of examples. I also saw this post Where can I find biological time series data? but that seems to be more ...
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Towards reconstructing intelligible speech from the human auditory cortex dataset

Recently I read in the article Towards reconstructing intelligible speech from the human auditory cortex that scientists have learned to transform brainwave into sound. Is it possible to find data ...
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Influence of the genetic and biological factors on child's gender and twins

I am interested in genetic factors as well as any other biological features in the parents that affect the sex of the newborn child, as well as the prevalence of twins. Something like this format: If ...
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Common but out-of-the-ordinary file formats

I am wondering what some file formats are that are out of the scope of "normal" file formats you typically find on the web. The "normal" file formats I'm not considering in this post are: Image ...
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Infertility data: causes and solutions

I am looking for a list of all possible causes of infertility in males, females, and other sexes, (preferably with descriptions of these causes), or of inability to conceive due to problems during the ...
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Childnessness and infertility by country and region

I would like to know, for each country, for each of the sexes male and female or other sex, what are the percentage of males and of females or other sex, the percentage of infertile males and ...
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Is there a database of insect body sizes?

Suppose I have an insect species name (say Carabus nemoralis) would it be possible to obtain even an approximate body size for this animal? Traitbase / EOL seems to have some information, but not ...
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Nesting zones in Canada

Looking for spatial data for bird nesting zones in Canada: Taken from General nesting periods of migratory birds
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Dataset for segmenting multivariate time series

I am doing a project on segmenting a multivariate time series into intervals with predominant trends. So I am looking for a multivariate time series dataset preferably biological data with high ...
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Quantitative data on number of insects per area over time?

In my surroundings a couple of people / friends have the feeling that the number of insects has declined over a number of years. Do you know of any sources of data which give quantitative numbers on ...
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Bioacoustic Data

I'm looking for bat bioacoustic data. Preferably the data would cover a large geographic scope (i.e., not constrained to a single country/continent). Species data would be very useful, but most ...
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Seeking habitat data for UK

I am currently looking to analyse the effects of habitat on animal movement and was wondering whether there is any freely downloadable high resolution (preferably <10m) habitat raster data (e.g. ...
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Where to find medical related data?

I am wondering where to retrieve medical related data, particularly those related to Tropical Medicine? It would be wonderful if anyone can suggest where to find these: a.) A collection (I mean ...
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Where can I find some open datasets of biological data and biomedical informatics data?

I am looking for open biological datasets and open open health informatics datasets, to test some machine learning algorithms that I designed. Specifically, I am looking for datasets in which each ...
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Where can I find gene expression data for melanoma?

I've already found a dataset for gene expression on melanoma from TCGA. However, I want a testing dataset and I have had trouble looking for a dataset with a large number of melanoma patients and ...
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Large discretely labelled biological data sets

I'm currently investigating the utility of deep neural networks for classification for problems in biology. As such I am trying to find large (n > 1000) discretely labelled datasets to work on. I ...
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Is the Foundational Model of Anatomy Ontology an Open Data that can incorporated in other Open Databases?

At the moment I'm investigating the state of anatomical knowledge on Wikipedia/Wikidata. I noticed that the Foundational Model of Anatomy has a lot of useful data and while the ID's are usually ...
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Georeferenced data on animal sightings

I once came across a website offering datasets of animal (mainly birds) sightings from all over the globe. If I remember correctly that data was combined from different sources, including crowd-...
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Where can I find biological time series data?

I'm looking for datasets for biological systems that have been modeled by systems of ODEs (or more generally biological time series data). I can't even find a simple predator-prey dataset (from a ...
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Where can I find a global life expectancy table?

I've found good information on specific countries and demographics, but I can't seem to find global numbers. I know that the world life expectancy is around 71.0, but I'm trying to get a percentile ...
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RIKEN integrated database of mammals

The RIKEN integrated database of mammals is an integrated database of multiple large-scale programs that have been promoted by the RIKEN institute. (Wikipedia) Where can this database be downloaded? ...
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Any databases with this data?

Has anybody seen a medical data set with: clinical data (patient's age, gender, prior history, and stuff like that) biomarkers (blood pressure, blood oxygenation, etc.) genetic data (...
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Need to analysis the physiological data

I have to do a project to analysis the human physiological state. I have able to got the heart rate, ECG, and temperature sensor data. What things I have to analysis to get the human physiological ...
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Machine-readable way to determine if plant species is native to Australia

I'm doing some work visualising tree inventories and thought it would be nice to show whether the species is native to Australia or not. I haven't so far found any database that would answer the ...
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Animal movement dataset

I am looking for a animal movement dataset with at least 50 animals recorder for at least 100 times all together. I know https://www.movebank.org/node/2 but I didn't find what I need. Can ...
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Alcohol consumption and reaction time

Anybody have a source for experimental data on alcohol consumption and reaction time?
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swimming velocity for whales or fishes

Is there some open dataset with maximum swimming velocity and related information about size, for whales or fishes, which can be used to illustrate Froudes law?
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Birth dates vs. Due dates

Are there any resources out there to estimate the distribution of actual birth dates vs due dates? I would like to do a analysis similar to this. Thanks on advance.
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Dataset with a multivariate time series of circular and linear variables

I am looking for a multivariate time series (at least 2000 times) where there must be a circular variable and a linear one. For example a time series of wind and wave direction (circular data) and ...
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Dataset for neurons in the brain?

Is there any available dataset for the interaction of neurons in the brain? As I know the brain is composed of huge numbers of connected neurons. Also new neurons are added regularly and new ...
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Cannabis Data Set

Looking for a data set of cannabis information. Already found the genome info off of amazon, but would be interested to know if there are any other botanical datasets out there like season cycles, ...
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Is there a list of linked data from resources mentioned in the annual NAR database issue?

The Journal Nucleic Acid Research releases an annual issue on biological databases. Does there exist a subset containing biological resources from the NAR database issue that is exposed as linked data?...