Archive: Code for life 2013

Wollongong University—feeble excuses for not naming Wilyman anti-vax thesis examiners

Grant Jacobs Mar 14, 2016

Late last year Australia’s Wollongong University awarded a Ph.D. thesis for what could be described as a barely veiled anti-vaccine conspiracy. Wollongong University’s feeble excuse for not naming the examiners of Wilyman’s anti-vaccine thesis is laughable. Good for entertainment, though.* Ken McLeod alerted readers of Helen Petousis Harris’ blog that The Australian has reported that,** … Read More


Sweet chromosomes

Grant Jacobs Mar 05, 2016

Sweet chromosomes to sweeten your weekend – Human karyotype in sweets by Rhiannon Morris ‏(twitter @RheeMor), shared with permission. Karyotype of person with Down Syndrome – note the extra chromosome 21 (See Footnote 1 for more). Karyotypes are the collection of chromosomes in our cells, laid out in order. They can … Read More

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