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Mendel, Weldon and the uncertainty of counterfactals

Nature has an by Gregory Radick who is a professor at the University of Leeds about Mendel's legacy. The focus of Radick's article which is titled Teach students the biology of their time is on a counterfactual: what if instead of Mendel's work, it ... Before It's News, 3 days ago

#Hashcode: 5 things you need to know

QUICK COUNT AT PPCRV COMMAND CENTER. In the unofficial quick count by the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), Leni Robredo is ahead of Bongbong Marcos in the vice presidentialrace by more than 200,000 votes, with 96.14 percent of ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer4 days ago

WoX The Voice of HighTower

It was John Oliver who recently reminded us (different topic, yet relevant) that there is no use for... people's opinions on a fact.With his simple truth in mind, let's stay with facts, but those thatwere relevant in materially shaping the way our ...
 WealthManagement.com5 days ago

Our long and winding road to understanding The Gene

JUDY WOODRUFF : It seems as if there are important breakthroughs each year in the field of genetics and medicine. In many ways, we indeed could be on the verge of historical changes in how we use DNA and how we edit our biological code. But the ...
 PBS5 days ago
Before It's News

The future - not in our stars but in our genes: A review of Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Gene: An Intimate History"

Genetics is humanity and life writ large, and this book on the gene by physician and writer Siddhartha Mukherjee paints on a canvas as large as life itself. It deals with both the history of genetics and its applications in health and disease. It ...
 Before It's News6 days ago

Judgment Under Uncertainty: Statistics And Biases

Source: J. Krueger There are still some frequentists left. ~ Joe Austerweil, while mulling a hairy Bayesian problem Significance testing is seen by many of its practitioners as the haven of objectivity, the heart of the scientific method, and ...
 Psychology Today6 days ago

There's no such thing as free will

For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. Our codes of ethics, for example, assume that we ...
 MSN Canada1 week ago

Computer access boosts quality education

7 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google + Email André Strüwig (front left), the Administrator of the DPMT Community Trust with the Dundee Precious Metals Information Manager, Lot Muteka next to him, this week presented computers to ...
 Namibia Economist1 week ago Namibia: Dundee Invests N$4.5 Million in Education  AllAfrica.com1 week ago DUNDEE PRECIOUS METALS : Computer Access Boosts Quality Education  4 Traders1 week ago Namibia: Computer Access Boosts Quality Education  AllAfrica.com1 week ago

Book review: The molecular pursuit of the self

Thank heavens Gregor Mendel was a lousy priest. Had he shown even the faintest aptitude for oratory or ministering to the poor, he might never have determined the basic laws of heredity. But bumbling he was, and he made a rotten university student ...
 Taipei Times Online2 weeks ago
Scientific American

Why Malthus Is Still Wrong

If by fiat I had to identify the most consequential ideas in the history of science, good and bad, in the top 10 would be the 1798 treatise An Essay on the Principle of Population , by English political economist Thomas Robert Malthus. On the ...
 Scientific American2 weeks ago
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