If you were trying to teach yourself PYTHON scripting and you started by writing a little programme that treated any input text as a protein sequence, then translate that sequence into all possible genetic codes which were then BLAST searched on the NCBI nr database, if, while testing the protocol, you were to enter the… Read more »
Posts By: JPC
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more…a second attempt to move over to UNIX
I had a UNIX computer once. I even managed to do something genuinely useful with it but like a cautious monkey I hadn’t let go of my old branch before grabbing this new one so when the new branch looked a little unkempt I swung straight back to my comfortable old branch. Now all the… Read more »
They’re calling it a million
In Sergio Lenoe’s ‘Once upon a time in the West’ there’s a scene Charles Bronson describes to another cowboy what a thousand, thousand dollars is telling him “They’re calling it a million”. It seemed funny less than a hundred years ago
You’re going to need a bigger boat
Telling people you have a PhD in Genetics is a conversation killer, I get the feeling people assume I will only be interested engaging in high-brow scientific discourse for the evening, perhaps a little ‘confab’ on the Large Hadron Collider?