Tag Archives: personal stuff

A question for psych/neuro/gastro friends: walking, anxiety, and emesis.

I may or may not have mentioned before on this blog that I have a specific phobia of vomiting. If I haven’t, now you know. I don’t like to talk about it in my online life because it is a … Continue reading

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More on ADMIXTURE.

Here’s another ADMIXTURE analysis of my heritage that uses the same K=12 but with different sample populations for comparison. You can compare this to my prior post to see how my admixture has ‘changed’. This is a good illustration of … Continue reading

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My genotyping results, plus a brief introduction to population genetics

My 23 and Me results finally came, and I’ve spent the little amount of free time I’ve had this week exploring the results. If you are unfamiliar, 23 and Me is a personal genotyping service. In short, I sent them … Continue reading

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No news is good news?

I’ve been pretty quiet this week, mostly because I took your advice and started reading. Stephen King (yes, now you know I’m a fan of High Literature) has written about four novels since I stopped having time to read regularly … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

The August edition of Scientiae is up, and one of my posts has been included! Go take a look, read around, and comment on all the contributors’ blogs. Scientia Pro Publica #36 has also been posted, and two of my … Continue reading

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The year to come

I have blogged before on the transition into grad school and my progress in the past year, but this month’s Scientiae is about looking in the future to the year to come. This coming year is going to be pretty … Continue reading

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Cancer

Finding out that a friend has cancer affects a person in two simultaneous ways: they are concerned for their friend’s well being but also reminded of their own mortality. It is confusing and sad and uncomfortable, and there’s nothing you … Continue reading

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