CERN is known as the current world epicenter of particle physics, the home of the Large Hadron Collider and thousands of scientists expanding our knowledge of the universe’s most basic ingredients. For one day earlier this month, the Geneva, Switzerland laboratory was also a meeting place for scientists, philosophers, musicians, animators and even Will.I.Am to […]
I wrote a java FeatureCodec for JSON with a the tribble library.Citing the GATK tream: "The Tribble project was started as an effort to overhaul our reference-ordered data system; we had many different formats that were shoehorned into a common framework that didn't really work as intended. What we wanted was a common framework that allowed for searching of reference ordered data, regardless of
My dear Seanetters, we have been invited to run a crowdfunding campaign through the science funding start up Endeavorist! We’re going to set a target of $8,000 to fund necropsies of seabirds involved in mass mortality events. I think we can do it, but to catch the eyes (and the wallets) of potential donors, we […]
Since the 1960s, the federal government has operated a series of programs, called TRIO, designed to help low-income students apply to, and succeed in, college.
TRIO (made up of Upward Bound, Talent Search, Student Support Services, and other, smaller programs), which provides about $1 billion to high schools and colleges, hasn’t been shown to be effective, however.
As Daniela Fairchild of the Fordham Foundation explains, “federal government’s major efforts to better […]
È stato inaugurato oggi all’Istituto di Istruzione Superiore “Volterra – Elia” di Ancona, il Laboratorio di Simulazione Navale, strumento di altissima tecnologia a servizio della formazione degli studenti e del personale del mare. Primo esemplare al servizio del Medio Adriatico e tra i più evoluti in Italia, il simulatore diventerà punto di riferimento del settore [...]