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Journal published in Genome Biology and Evolution

REPCLASS is a software tool that is used in classifying Transposable Elements. The original software was developed as part of my Master’s Theses with the guidance of Dr. Cedric Feschotte. We have now published a new journal in Genome Biology and Evolution titled “Exploring Repetitive DNA Landscapes Using REPCLASS, a Tool that Automates the Classification […]

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Imagine Earth without people

Here’s an interesting article from New Scientist. “Now just suppose they got their wish. Imagine that all the people on Earth – all 6.5 billion of us and counting – could be spirited away tomorrow, transported to a re-education camp in a far-off galaxy. (Let’s not invoke the mother of all plagues to wipe us […]

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Human species ‘may split in two’

Here is an interesting theory by evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry of the London School of Economics, that there will be two human species in the next 100,000 years. That’s a long way to go, but he’s also got some answers for a shorter period of 1000 years. Well we are already seeing some changes with […]

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The Thalamus – the Kernel of the Brain

This article on Yahoo Science News describes a new finding that explains how the thalamus is used by your brain to essentially boot your brain, and provide for central processing and control of all impulses going to and from the cortex. The article describes its function as an operating system, but from the description it […]

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