Monthly Archives: March 2011

Yet another ADMIXTURE post.

I’ve made squinty eyes at enough ADMIXTURE charts by now that I’m starting to see the trends that keep popping up under different types of runs (reference populations, K numbers, etc). While things begin to break down at high K … Continue reading

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Links – March 26, 2011

I got the job. :) How do siblings influence theory of mind development in children with autism? Apparently autistic children with older siblings score worse than autistic children with younger or no siblings on theory of mind tests. Theory of … Continue reading

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Open Lab 2010 now available for purchase!

I’m emerging from the Spring Break Cave of Sickness and Solitude to let you know that The Open Laboratory 2010: The Best of Science Writing on the Web is now available for purchase. You can buy a dead-tree version for … Continue reading

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Links – March 13, 2011 (Japanese tsunami edition)

Why I am not worried about Japan’s nuclear reactors and Nuclear energy 101: inside the “black box” of power plants. Two accounts of what may have happened at Fukushima, as well as explanations of how nuclear reactors work and the … Continue reading

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Links – March 12, 2011

I had a job interview for a staff editor position at a very large scientific company this week. I have been told on the down low that it looks good for me, but I am trying not to jinx myself … Continue reading

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Stop twisting Newt Gingrich’s words, you’re making us look bad instead of him.

I was going to tweet this but it was too long so I decided to make it a blog post instead. I am getting really annoyed with people mocking Newt Gingrich and twisting his words to say his cheating was … Continue reading

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