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The Good, The Bad & The Killer Robot

Luc de Haan is a Dutch concept artist who works at Killzone developer Guerilla Games. The art you're about to see, however, is as far from the grimy …

The Surprising Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers

In Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and game. According to a new study, their guts are home …

Single cell genomics technique developed to reverse-engineer developing lung

In a feat of reverse tissue engineering, researchers took lung cells from the embryos of mice at different points in their development cycles, and …

Evolutionary pathway to increased virulence and epidemic group A Streptococcus disease derived from 3,615 genome sequences

Author contributions: W.N., S.B.B., R.J.O., and J.M.M. designed research; W.N., S.B.B., R.J.O., M.A.D., K.A.R., and S.W.L. performed research; …

Not Good Enough.

Ed Yong is one of the English language’s better science writers. He often weighs in on issues facing academia, in addition to reporting science. One …

netClass: an R-package for network based, integrative biomarker signature discovery

Tags<p>by: ,<p><i>Bioinformatics</i>, Vol. 30, No. 9. (01 May 2014), pp. 1325-1326, doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btu025 Key: citeulike:12943499<p>Posts …

PillCam is Like a GoPro For Your Colon

The PillCam is designed for, as the AP puts it, "patients who have had trouble with the cringe-inducing colonoscopy procedure," which we'd imagine is …

The Programming Steamroller Waits For No One

Of all the things I do or use today, the only thing I have in common with my first job is that I still write code.<p>Everything else has changed and …

Google's Multiplayer Augmented Reality Game 'Ingress' Launching for iOS in 2014

<i>Ingress</i>, a mobile-augmented reality game created by Google for Android devices, is set to launch on iOS devices next year, reports <i>AllThingsD</i>.<p>Plans for the iOS version of the game were confirmed by <i>Ingress</i> product manager Brandon Badger, with the Android version experiencing over ten thousand active …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

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A new RNA-seq method to detect the transcription and non-coding RNA in prostate cancer.

2014 Jan;20(1):43-50. doi: 10.1007/s12253-013-9618-0. Epub 2013 Sep 17.<p>1Department of Urology, Qianfoshan Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, …

Lost Branches on the Tree of Life

1. Burks C, Tomlinson LJ (1989) Submission of data to GenBank. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86: 408.<p>2. McCain KW (1995) Mandating sharing journal …

Levenshtein error-correcting barcodes for multiplexed DNA sequencing

Abstract<p>Background<p>High-throughput sequencing technologies are improving in quality, capacity and costs, providing versatile applications in DNA and …

Explicet: graphical user interface software for metadata-driven management, analysis and visualization of microbiome data | Bioinformatics | Oxford Academic

XplorSeq: a software environment for integrated management and phylogenetic analysis of metagenomic sequence data<p>BARCRAWL and BARTAB: software tools …

Augmenting transcriptome assembly by combining de novo and genome-guided tools

Introduction<p>High-throughput technology has changed our understanding of many facets of biology, like diseases (Shendure & Lieberman Aiden, 2012), …

Toward a statistically explicit understanding of de novo sequence assembly | Bioinformatics | Oxford Academic

Limitations of next-generation genome sequence assembly<p>An MCMC algorithm for haplotype assembly from whole-genome sequence data<p>Assemblathon 2: …