Monthly Archives: November 2013

New preprint service at bioRxiv

A new preprint service called bio-archive and operated by Cold Spring Harbor has opened that is specifically for biologists. What’s nice is that they also accepts papers on systems biology, bioinformatics, and synthetic biology. This is a welcome addition especially after … Continue reading

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Keywords and Non-Alphabetic Characters

I was bored for a few minutes this evening so I counted up the number of keywords and non-alphabetic characters in some popular computer languages. Here are the results. I obtained the numbers by going to the language reference manuals … Continue reading

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ORCID – Finally I am Unique

It’s taken some time but it looks like there is now a viable unique identification system for researchers. No longer will John Smith’s h-index apparently be 459. ORCID which stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID, is a non-proprietary code to uniquely … Continue reading

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