Wednesday, September 29, 2010
A new method to analyze SNPs and identify gene-gene interactions in genome-wide case-control studies. It has a catchy name - “BOolean Operation-based Screening and Testing” (BOOST). This paper is mathematically technical, but worth skimming.
Monday, September 27, 2010
A polymorphism in the oestrogen receptor gene explains covariance between digit ratio and mating behaviour
Finally a mechanism for 2D:4D variation?
Monday, September 20, 2010
The National Association of Science Writers is holding their annual meeting at Yale this year from Nov. 5-9. The lineup includes a number of interesting talks, but two that stick out are those given by Sean Carroll and Yale's very own Laurie Santos. I'm going to try to catch a bit of the conference, so let me know if you're interested and we can head up there as a group.