Category Archives: Science

New Pre-Eclampsia Detection – More Trouble Than It's Worth?

Pre-eclampsia is a potentially deadly complication of pregnancy that is dangerous both to the mother and the child. There is no way to prevent it and treatment usually involves injection of Magnesium Sulfate and the early provocation of birth. Early … Continue reading

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"Given the existence of A, B will create itself, therefore, C had nothing to do with it"

Stephen Hawking’s new book promises a lot of hype. CNN Already published two separate articles about it on their site even hough no-one has read it yet. I’ve added it to my Amazon Science Books Wishlist, and will buy it … Continue reading

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Binary Search

While going through some old code, for another article I’m writing that will come up on the blog, I came across an implementation of binary search in C. While the implementation itself was certainly OK, it wasn’t exactly a general-purpose … Continue reading

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Creation of a Bacterial Cell Controlled by a Chemically Synthesized Genome

D.G. Gibson et al. reported, in Science Magazine, the “Creation of a Bacterial Cell Controlled by a Chemically Synthesized Genome”. Now, I used to be a biologist and have studied this particular type of biology for a number of years … Continue reading

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