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Microsoft Excel blamed for gene study errors

Microsoft's Excel has been blamed for some errors in academic papers on genomics.

From the BBC News-2016-8-25:8:5:1


Gene Tests Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Chemotherapy, Study Says

Researchers found that nearly half of women with early breast cancer can safely avoid the treatment with little risk of cancer recurring or spreading in five years.

From the NYTimes News-2016-8-24:20:6:1


In Florida Keys, Some Worry About ‘Science and Government’ More Than Zika

Officials want to test genetically modified mosquitoes built to blunt the spread of dengue and Zika, but many Key Haven residents fear the experiment more than the viruses.

From the NYTimes News-2016-8-24:14:6:1


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Next Generation Systematics ed by P.Olson, J.Hughes, J.Cotton from Cambridge Univ Press (Aug 15).

Big Farms Make Big Flu: Dispatches on Infectious Disease, Agribusiness, and the Nature of Science, by R.G.Wallace from Monthly Review Press (Aug 10).

Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation, by S.Sultan, from Oxford Univ Press. (Jul 29).

Genome-Wide Association Studies: From Polymorphism to Personalized Medicine, ed by K.Appasani, from Cambridge Univ Press. (Jul 27).


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Aug 25 16:00Smoothed Bootstrap Aggregation for Assessing Selection Pressure at Amino Acid Sites - Joseph Mingrone, Edward Susko, Joseph Bielawski (MBE)
Aug 25 16:00Molecular determinants of mutant phenotypes, inferred from saturation mutagenesis data - Arti Tripathi et al. (MBE)
Aug 25 08:00Survival and Evolution of a Large Multidrug Resistance Plasmid in New Clinical Bacterial Hosts - Andreas Porse, Kristian Schùnning, Christian Munck, Morten O.A. Sommer (MBE)
Aug 25 08:00Positive Selection Drives Evolution at the Host-Filovirus Interaction Surface - Chiara Pontremoli et al. (MBE)
Aug 23 08:00Gene duplication and gene expression changes play a role in the evolution of candidate pollen feeding genes in Heliconius butterflies - Gilbert Smith, Aide Macias-Muñoz, Adriana D. Briscoe (GBE)

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