Back in July I went, for one reason or another, for a meandering bike ride. I ended up here: My bike. And the Thames Barrier The Thames Barrier is apparently the world’s second largest movable flood barrier (I believe the … Continue reading →
Ever since I upgraded to Virtuoso OS 7.0 I have had trouble keeping the SPARQL endpoint at Uppsala University for the ChEMBL-RDF v13 data online (see doi:10.1186/1758-2946-5-23; ChEMBL is CC-BY-SA by the Overington team). It seems I am not getting all the settings right, or not as right as for VOS6 which ran for more than two years without the same downtime issues.Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche operated a cool uptime service that monitored a SPARQL endpoint at set times and reported on this via a
This week kicked off with (another) Giant Leap For SpaceX: as Elon Musk’s company conquered Geostationary Orbit. Meanwhile, NASA funding shuffle alarms planetary scientists since it means that...
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Two more projects were handed in for Programming in the Life Sciences late last night (see also the first three). Roberto developed a web page where you can enter a search term after which it will search targets based on that term, count the number of pharmacological data, and when selecting a target, it will summarize the IC50 values, pCHEMBL values, and molecular weights, like in this screenshot:Anniek and Darja had a really interesting idea: start with Alzheimer and find possible drug