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2012-04-03 09:26:24

The Application is called BootstRatio and employs resampling techniques The journal Computers in Biology and Medicine has published an article on the new IT application BootstRatio, created by IDIBELL researchers. The application allows online statistical analysis of data from gene expression. It is accessible through http://regstattools.net/br and any scientist is already to use it. Researchers at the Human Molecular Genetics group at IDIBELL, led by Dr. Virginia Nunes, had a problem...

2012-04-03 08:48:59

Impact seems to be most damaging during first 2 years of life Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The impact seems to be the most damaging during the first two years of a child's life, the findings suggest. The US researchers tracked the development of 206 children from birth to the age of eight years, who were taking part in the Minnesota...

2012-03-30 07:52:00

Intelligence wins out over socio-economic status when it comes to career advancement, TAU research proves Conventional wisdom tells us that in the business world, "you are who you know" – your social background and professional networks outweigh talent when it comes to career success. But according to a Tel Aviv University researcher, making the right connection only gets your foot in the door. Your future success is entirely up to you, says Prof. Yoav Ganzach of TAU's Recanati...

2012-03-11 08:00:00

The CNA practice exam available free of charge on the OnlineCNATrainingCourses.com website is 60 questions and is scored. It mirrors the type of questions that are typically on an actual CNA test. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 11, 2012 Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a fairly easy process. But interested individuals do need to gain a license. That usually means those considering this career field need to take and pass a test. Each state has their own licensing requirements,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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