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Hi everyone! I'm a research scientist (postdoc) working with cell biology, genetics, molecular biology projects. Basic science in a hospital-affiliated lab. Let me know if you have any grad school questions.

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public transit doesnt make sense because it is impossible to make it profitable and it has to be heavily subsidized by the government! the private sector is more efficient! *capitalist ride sharing services also turn out to not be profitable and are heavily subsidized by investors* ah, nevertheless,

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Can we all just agree to call TERFs FARTs (Feminism Appropriating Radical Transphobe) from now on?

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For anyone who's interested in creating their own packages, I've put together a brief intro on how to make them [1].

Hopefully it's a bit easier to follow than the official documentation for getting started. Any feedback is gladly welcomed

[1]: jrhawley.github.io/2019/03/28/

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I have just started using "Aliview" as a replacement for the aeging BioEdit for . Pretty good so far!
Open-source (GPLv3);
Has edit mode;
Use external tools (mafft, etc.);

Code: github.com/AliView/AliView
Website: ormbunkar.se/aliview
Paper: dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformat

cooking tv show & science vs art false dichotomy Show more

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How a Bitcoin Evangelist Made Himself Vanish, in 15 (Not So Easy) Steps

nytimes.com/2019/03/12/technol

Ignore the "Bitcoin" in the title, this is pretty interesting

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Someone: "Science is a precise and exact thing with definite answers that everyone in the field agrees on"

Chemists: Haha no

Physicists: *maniacal laughing*

Linguists: *fistfighting each other whilst cackling like hyenas*

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My two favorite types of people: 1. Willing to publicly ask for an explanation of a joke, and 2. Willing to non-judgmentally explain it to them

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University of California couldn't get Elsevier to agree to universal to UC research so they're not renewing their contracts with Elsevier. Fascinated to see How this plays out. (go bears) news.lib.berkeley.edu/elsevier

You can adjust powerpoint registry settings to export slides as 300 dpi images! This is publication-quality, better than the default settings. See how: support.microsoft.com/en-us/he

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Just logged into LiveJournal for the first time in 9 years. Forgot how much I liked the long, thoughtful format, as opposed to the fleeting snippets of birdsite, faceache and even mastodon. Makes me wonder if a similar model using wikipedia's style of donations for costs would be good.

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Good article about the suppressed contributions of women in science. While I would optimistically like to think that most people know about Rosalind Franklin's contribution to the discovery of the structure of DNA now, the problem goes much deeper.

theatlantic.com/science/archiv

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