Someone just saw his report from “23andMe,” I guess. Photo by CHRISTOPHER MACSURAK.
- At Nothing in Biology Makes Sense! God fails a standard information-theoretic test.
- At the Molecular Ecologist: Reduce sequencing error with a new “duplex tag” method.
- The only thing we have to fear is variation at adrenaline receptor loci. Against fearmongering over personal genomics.
- Encouraging words for job application season. You don’t know how your story ends.
- We’re number one? Study by Dunkin’ Donuts concludes that scientists drink more coffee than members of any other profession.
- So say we all. Space operas, graded by accuracy of physics portrayed.
- Three out of four cases. A large majority of scientific paper retractions are due to fraud.
- Jumping gigawatt! Experiments that are so crazy, they just might work.
- Proposed, then scuttled in Congressional absurdity. A multi-location National Park to commemorate the Manhattan Project.
- Or, you know, human. Ayn Rand’s individualism doesn’t work so well if you’re a hunter-gatherer.
- The early bug gets the bite. The use of insecticide-infused bed nets at night prompts mosquitoes to bite during the morning.
- Historical contingency. What killed the electric car, the first time around.