Archive for March, 2013

Identification of 23 new prostate cancer susceptibility loci using the iCOGS custom genotyping array

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v45/n4/full/ng.2560.html?WT.ec_id=NG-201304

Another way to think about geeks and repetitive tasks | Jon Udell

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

http://blog.jonudell.net/2012/01/09/another-way-to-think-about-geeks-and-repetitive-tasks/

The Dawn of Genome Trolling

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

related to the Hela genome controversy
http://www.technologyreview.com/view/512966/the-dawn-of-genome-trolling/#comments
Putting genome data into the public domain advances science, but nearly all of it can be linked to someone.
Last week European scientists were shamed into cutting off public access to a genome sequence. As far as I know, it’s the first instance of a genome pulled from the public record….

Web Privacy, and How Consumers Let Down Their Guard – NYTimes.com

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/technology/web-privacy-and-how-consumers-let-down-their-guard.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes

Hitched to an Aging Star – Anatomy of a Deal, and Doubts – NYTimes.com

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/sports/baseball/yankees-hitched-to-alex-rodriguez-an-aging-star-anatomy-of-a-deal-and-doubts.html?_r=0&pagewanted=all

Cloud and Big Data, Together: A Huge Springboard to Innovation – Forbes

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Free open data streams, some from gvt.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joemckendrick/2013/03/17/cloud-and-big-data-together-a-huge-springboard-to-innovation/

Where we could put all that grant money

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

How about a 40-inch surface computer? 🙂
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/pixelsense/WhatIsSurface.aspx

In Asteroid’s Aftermath, a Sigh of Relief – NYTimes.com

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Nice to average the destructiveness over all possible impact locations
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/26/science/space/in-asteroids-aftermath-a-sigh-of-relief.html?smid=tw-nytimes

In Asteroid’s Aftermath, a Sigh of Relief – NYTimes.com

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/26/science/space/in-asteroids-aftermath-a-sigh-of-relief.html?smid=tw-nytimes

Interactive Table: Average Salaries of Full-Time Faculty Members, 2011-12 – Almanac of Higher Education 2012 – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

http://chronicle.com/article/faculty-salaries-table-2012/131433