This article gives an overview of the process by which a band makes it ‘big’, i.e., going from playing small venues to stadium-sized concert halls. The odds aren’t very good. Of 7,000, less than twenty make it. Aside from that life lesson, the data visuals on this piece are excellent.
Researchers have identified additional genes associated with homosexuality in men. The genes are expressed in chromosones 13, 14, and 8.
This is old news but anyway: education platform Edmodo was hacked last May. This is relevant because certain colleagues at my former employer had a subversive love affair with Edmodo, availability of a local platform notwithstanding. Oh well….
a deep learning technology to reconstruct the true genome sequence from HTS sequencer data with significantly greater accuracy than previous classical methods
Art installation allows you to turn yourself into a giant 14-foot head.
Part 1 of a History of Philosophy Course from Wheaton College. The latest is already Part 57 so I suppose there’s a lot of catching up to do.
Scientists have modified CRISPR/Cas9 to treat diabetes, kidney disease, and muscular dystrophy in mice without cutting DNA. Cutting DNA potentially introduces genetic mutations. This new development that overcomes a major hurdle to applying this treatment to humans.
Wrap your arms around the uncertainty. Accept it. Know that the way things turn out has a lot of luck involved so don’t be so hard on yourself when things go badly and don’t be so proud of yourself when they go well. Focus on process instead.