Posts Tagged ‘npc’

The coronavirus is here to stay — here’s what that means

February 21, 2021


How COVID unlocked the power of RNA vaccines

January 21, 2021

.@ElieDolgin’s great feature on the development of new mRNA vaccines highlights how important breakthroughs in lipid nanoparticles were. Interesting that a lot of the key research appears to be funded by @Darpa.

The ethical questions that haunt facial-recognition research

December 3, 2020
Thought a lot of the issues discussed in this article were potentially applicable to genomics

Is facial recognition too biased to be let loose?

November 22, 2020

The ethical questions that haunt facial-recognition research

November 22, 2020

Resisting the rise of facial recognition

November 22, 2020

Why do COVID death rates seem to be falling?

November 22, 2020

Science is getting harder to read | Nature Index

November 11, 2020

simple but interesting textual analysis

The weird physics of upside down buoyancy – YouTube

September 18, 2020

When did people arrive in the Americas? New evidence stokes debate

September 6, 2020

QT from Nature podcast:{{”
I mean first of all, I think we do have a big problem with deliberate outright fraud, but that’s a kind of separate thing from what happens much more commonly. I think there’s a much more common, and in some ways much more kind of insidious because it’s so widespread, problem of bias towards finding exciting, statistically significant results in the literature. So, if you look at the scientific literature, a huge proportion of the findings that are published there are positive results, right, way more than we would expect. In one study, it’s something like over 90% or maybe even more that.

22 July 2020