Archive for the 'Bioinformatics' Category

Dec 26 2015

Opus 23

            I’ve been gone for a while. Sorry. It’s been a busy time for me. I’ve spent most of the year coding a genomic analysis program called Opus 23 Pro. Opus 23 Pro is a suite of apps that provide a development environment for precision medicine. It allows the clinician to […]

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Jul 28 2014

Tracking the Blood Type Diet

Readers of this blog know my feelings concerning the recent PLOS study on the blood type diet. You can read them here and here. As these previous articles demonstrate, the problem was not so much the study’s methodology, but rather with its criteria, i.e. the assignment of blood type diet values to foods that had […]

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May 07 2013

The Watussi and the History Erasure Button

The Watussi (or Watusi) was a popular dance craze in the early 1960’s, in addition being the historical name for the Tutsi ethnic group in East Africa. ‘Watussi’ was also the lead track on the seminal offering (Musik von Harmonia) by those legends of Krautrock Michael Rother, Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Dieter Möbius (Harmonia). As I […]

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Mar 28 2013

Remembering the Memorable

One of the features of any network is the appearance of motifs, patterns that recur within a network much more often than expected via any sort of random occurence. The first four notes of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony are an example of a motif: This opening phrase is one of the most widely recognized in music. […]

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