How to Write With a Knife Monday, Sep 7 2009


How to Schedule Your Writing Like a Professional Writer Tuesday, Aug 25 2009 

How to Schedule Your Writing Like a Professional Writer

repellent Monday, Aug 17 2009 

mosquito repel gene, natural mosquito repellent variants

today’s standard repellent (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide, DEET).

Insects are believed to detect repellents through receptor uptake of molecules with specific chemical characteristics. Therefore, we have conducted extensive studies of the relationship between molecular structure and the observed biological property of repellency.

grueling Monday, Aug 17 2009 

The standard treatment for infection with the hepatitis C virus is a grueling 48-week course of the antiviral drugs interferon.

Duke University team has now uncovered the principal reason for the disparity between the races. It lies not in differing compliance to the treatment or access to health care, as some have assumed, but in genetics

nowhere as true as for Sunday, Aug 9 2009 

“Un bon croquis vaut mieux qu’un long discours” (“A good sketch is better than a long speech”), said Napoleon Bonaparte. This claim is nowhere as true as for technical illustrations.

The establishment and widespread use of standard notations have permitted many fields to thrive.

perplexing question Sunday, Aug 9 2009 

The findings raise a perplexing question: if the bit of missing genetic code is so harmful, how did it become so common? Why did it not die out over the course of evolution, as usually happens to maladapted genes?

offered up their expertise Sunday, Jul 26 2009 

But Schluter wasn’t able to peer inside the sticklebacks’ DNA until Kingsley and Katie Peichel, of Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, offered up their expertise in molecular biology.

ellipse eclipse Wednesday, Jul 22 2009 

ellipse eclipse

decent descent Wednesday, Jul 22 2009 

An unprecedented level of confidence has recently crystallized around a new hypothesis of how living placental mammals share a pattern of common descent.

Amount vs number Monday, Jun 29 2009

Amount = non-discrete quantities — “the amount of water in the ocean”

Number = discrete quantities — “the number of ounces in the cup”

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