Posts Tagged ‘from_jr’

CBC Marketplace piece about DNA Testing

November 2, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=endTjMd1CW4

FITBIT tracking activity

October 4, 2018

.@Fitbit’s 150 billion hours of heart data reveal secrets about health, by @Pogue
https://finance.Yahoo.com/news/exclusive-fitbits-150-billion-hours-heart-data-reveals-secrets-human-health-133124215.html One interesting observation: “You see heart rate go up before your family reunions, & then tend to really take a long time to come back after it.”
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“Kind of wild to see how starting to use a treadmill — the first regular cardio workouts I’ve ever really gotten — visibly lowered my entire heart-rate range.
Also, it turns out that having kidney stones is bad for you. My heart rate went through the roof both times.
I was surprised and amused, though, to see the second most stressful events on my graph: holiday get-togethers.
“You see the heart rate go up before your family reunions, and then tend to really take a long time to come back after it,” notes McLean. In other words — who knew?? — holidays with the family are not a guarantee of peace, relaxation, and joy.
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FITBIT tracking activity

September 5, 2018

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/exclusive-fitbits-150-billion-hours-heart-data-reveals-secrets-human-health-133124215.html?src=rss

iPhone, iPad, Mac Buyer’s Guide: Know When to Buy

July 20, 2018

https://buyersguide.macrumors.com/

Shows each product relative to its “cycle”

Network Analysis: 60-second animation shows how divided Congress has become over the last 60 years

June 9, 2017

#Network Analysis [highlighting #modularity change]: Animation shows how divided Congress has become over…60 yrs https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=tEczkhfLwqM

CATO score

May 28, 2017

Seq. variants influencing…TF occupancy
http://www.Nature.com/ng/journal/v47/n12/full/ng.3432.html Uses allelic analysis to develop the CATO score, how variants alter binding

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This approach resulted in a simple scoring scheme, termed contextual analysis of transcription factor occupancy (CATO), that provides a recalibrated probability of affecting the binding of any transcription factor, as well as a quantitatively ranked list of transcription factor families whose binding might be altered.
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new nih grant limits

May 6, 2017

https://www.nature.com/news/nih-to-limit-the-amount-of-grant-money-a-scientist-can-receive-1.21930

More info:
http://www.faseb.org/Portals/2/PDFs/opa/2015/Sustaining%20Discovery%20Report%20Final.pdf

New Haven Crime Rates By Neighborhood

March 5, 2017

Nice demographic #maps (property values, crime &c) of NHV + other cities https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ct/new-haven Related RedZone app https://appsto.re/us/fGYg7.i

Avoid navigating through dangerous areas
RedZone Map by Zone Technologies Inc.
https://appsto.re/us/fGYg7.i

But if you have to go there keep your finger on the button
SafeTrek – Hold Until Safe℠ by SafeTrek, Inc.
https://appsto.re/us/4PuSQ.i

https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ct/new-haven/crime/
https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ny/new-york/crime

bioarchiv statistics

March 4, 2017

#bioRxiv: a progress report http://ASAPbio.org/biorxiv Great stats on the archive’s 1st years: 134 days from deposit until journal publication

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“The median interval is 134 days. Authors choose to post preprints at a variety of times in the publication cycle of a manuscript, ranging from first draft to simultaneous submission of a completed paper at bioRxiv and a journal. bioRxiv declines papers that have been published or already assigned a journal DOI.”
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IHEC Consortium Papers (Cell + other journals)

November 28, 2016

#IHECpapers rollout http://www.Cell.com/consortium/ihec Gr8 work! incl. #privacy, normal breast epigenetics, ETG links, deconvolution, #allelic activity