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WHAT IS THE MOST COMPLEX COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM IN THE KNOWN UNIVERSE?

The human genome is the most complex computer operating system anywhere in the known universe.

It controls a super-complex biochemistry that acts with single-molecule precision… 439 more words

Evolution

Genetic sensitivity and harsh parenting

Harsh In Hard Times? A Gene May Influence Mom’s Behavior
August 5, 2013
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/08/05/209243203/harsh-in-hard-times-a-gene-may-influence-moms-behavior

The Great Recession, genetic sensitivity, and maternal harsh parenting
PNAS vol. 110 no. 99 more words

Genetics

The Patriarch

Circa 1915

Ancestors

The Patriarch (probably born between 1860-1870), with

  • his two sons seated to his right,
  • their wives standing behind them
  • his two daughters standing behind him and
  • his four grandchildren
Genetics

The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

By Mor Alkaslasi, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, ’16

Author’s Note:

“I chose to write a review about this book because I kept finding myself telling my professors and peers about it.  1,198 more words

Genetics

The Chimera Quandary

The Chimera Quandary: Is It Ethical To Create Hybrid Embryos?
August 7, 2016
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/07/489082005/the-chimera-quandary-is-it-ethical-to-create-hybrid-embryos

related:

NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos… 9 more words

Genetics

Three HCP utilities

If you are working with data from the Human Connectome Project (HCP), perhaps these three small Octave/MATLAB utilities may be of some use:

  • hcp2blocks.m: Takes the restricted file with information about kinship and zygosity and produces a multi-level exchangeability blocks file that can be used with…
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