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Genetic Trends for Fullblood, Simbrah, and Hybrid Simmental Populations

Genetic Trends for Fullblood, Simbrah, and Hybrid Simmental Populations (1993-2013)
By Jackie Atkins, Ph. D., Director of Science and Education

 In the April edition of… 1,004 more words

SimGenetics

Indonesia's 20 per cent smartphone tax likely to backfire

This week news emerged that the Indonesian government is planning to levy a 20 per cent luxury goods sales tax on all smartphones made outside the country. 286 more words

The British Public Have Helped Fund a Millionaire's Website

The millionaire supermodel Lily Cole started a website, Impossible.com. It’s the same-ish as Freecycle or Craigslist but a little bit more middle class, smug and all too sure of itself but it seems harmless enough, especially as… 832 more words

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A Punnett Square: A tool to help manage simple genetic traits

A Punnett Square: A tool to help manage simple genetic traits
By Jackie Atkins, PhD

A Punnett square is a handy tool to predict expected progeny outcomes from a specific mating.  1,163 more words

SimGenetics

The Pontiff as McLuhan

Awhile back, The Register excerpted some digital judgements from the Vatican. The Pope spoke of the Internet as thus:

The speed with which information is communicated exceeds our capacity for reflection and judgement, and this does not make for more balanced and proper forms of self-expression. 248 more words

Fake conference papers

An article on Slashdot reports that Publishers Withdraw More Than 120 Fake Papers: the papers referred to are apparently ‘computer-generated papers’ that were published in conference proceedings between 2008 and 2013, the publishers involved being Springer and the IEEE. 212 more words

David Harley