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  1. Last 7 days
    1. each with 80% power (chance) of achieving P < 0.05

      What is the meaning of this sentence?

  2. Mar 2019
    1. real-time information

      How does memory provide real-time information? It's an integral of all past information

  3. Feb 2019
    1. Several aspects influence PCR yield and specificity: reagents concentration, primer and amplicon length, template and primer secondary structure, or G+C content

      There are other overlooked factors here - presence of inhibitors, Tm of reaction compared to primer thermodynamics

  4. Dec 2018
    1. suggesting recent horizontal acquisitions

      Has been found in 2 species that have been sequenced.

      It is possible that it exists in other unsequenced species

    1. negative controls containing AF1000 cells devoid of plasmid yielded Ct numbers higher than 26 and were automatically censored by the LightCyclerTM software.

      What's the explanation for this!?

    1. a shrinking number of people have personal memories

      How is it that the virus still persists!? It is quite impressive

    2. peer-reviewed research

      The quality of peer-review is definitely at fault here. It could also undermine public faith in the peer-review process and the 'scientific community'

    3. the difference in how scientists and the general public perceive risk

      Information asymmetry

    4. a loss of personal freedom

      Personal freedom is quite a misconstrued concept. People miss the fact that vaccinations are not as personal as they seem to be. Vaccinations have a significant effect on the population through herd immunity.

      Can someone clarify in general, what the hell is personal freedom?

    1. observed reduction was likely an underestimate due to the bimodal circuit activation in each population

      Oh, it is not easy to grow just OFF cells!

      • Can we prevent them from turning ON for this measurement to be more precise?
    2. observation of hysteresis

      General definition - Hysteresis is the dependence of the state of a system on its history

  5. Nov 2018
    1. Partial charges and discharges that combine to 100% are counted as a single full cycle

      Really? I don't think anyone has tested partial charges and discharges. I would like to see a reference for this point!

    2. research says

      That is pretty weak evidence for such a strong statement

    1. push the technical limits of this information storage system

      I don't see anything new in this, technology wise. Cas1-2 will integrate any sequence, whether it codes for pixels or not

  6. Oct 2018
    1. But the bully-pulpit talk didn’t do much

      That's funny! I like the background of the legacy of George Bush!