Finally somebody explained why I doodle. They actually help my thinking. So next time you catch me doodling, dont disturb! Thinking in progress. So here is a sample of some of my doodles. No idea what was going through my mind here, but trust me, it must have been serious science. I realised that I had […]Read more "Doodling helps with thinking"
Acts 17:11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.(NIV) The Berean Jews searched the original source (Bible) to confirm what Paul was saying. However, few are noble […]Read more "Dependence on secondary information"
Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Blog:
24th April 2014 By Daniel Masiga Parasitic wasp Cotesia congregata on hornworm Manduca sexta. Credit: Beatriz Moisset A group of scientists from more than 10 countries, with support from institutions such as the Wellcome Trust and the World Health Organization have just completed mapping the genes that…
Totally agree with this. As much as you can take a bioinformatics course, figuring out on your own sticks. Thats what you can remember. Learning through hard work.Read more "Bioinformatics is not something you are taught, it’s a way of life"
I have recently been procrastinating with my blog posts. Got so many titles in draft that I need to write on, but keep blaming my tight masters schedule. This is unacceptable. So I decided to publish a title of this post to force myself to write it within a week (and it worked!). So, as […]Read more "Science Illustrators"
Here is a nice post on reproducibility in Bioinformatics. Read more hereRead more "What is Reproducibility, really?"
Sound scientific reporting has been a challenge for a long time. This goes to the scientist and the reporters alike. The scientist ought to lay out the facts clearly to be understood by the scientists and the laymen, especially when the findings affects the general population. On the other hand, the journalists ought to fully […]Read more "Reporting science: Journalistic deficit disorder-A case of NK603 longterm study."