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How To View & Edit The Source Code Of An Open-Source App

Advertisement<p>If you’re looking at developing software, going the open source route is one of the best ways to do it. Not only can people view your …

Flu papers spark row over credit for data

Rush to publish on H7N9 avian flu upsets Chinese scientists.<p>On 31 March, China reported the first human cases of infection with a new H7N9 avian flu …

Bird Flu

Data-sharing 'good for patients'

<b>The NHS must share patient data more effectively to ensure that people undergoing treatment receive the optimum care, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.</b><p>He was responding to the publication of the Caldicott review, an analysis of how the NHS in England treats data.<p>It calls for the NHS to share …

Radiation Therapy

RegTransBase – a database of regulatory sequences and interactions based on literature: a resource for investigating transcriptional regulation in prokaryotes

Our goal is to provide a comprehensive resource to the greater genomic community to allow for easy transfer of known binding site information as well …

A nifty line plot to visualize multivariate time series

(This article was first published on <b>R is my friend » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>A few days ago a colleague came to me for advice on the …

Tumor DNA studies help explain cancer genetics

As it has become more efficient and less expensive to analyze the DNA in normal cells, it has also gotten a whole lot easier to analyze the mutated DNA in tumors — a project scientists hope will help explain why cancer behaves as it does and what new strategies oncologists might use to stop its …

Poor Man’s 1000 Genome Project: Recent Human Population Expansion Confounds the Detection of Disease Alleles in 7,098 Complete Mitochondrial Genomes

Introduction<p>The human population has recently expanded to about seven billion, according to the last census (Roberts, 2011). Studies inferring the …

Predicting phenotypic variation from genotypes, phenotypes and a combination of the two

A central challenge for medicine is to predict disease risk and treatment outcomes for individuals. But what kind of information should be used to …