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Learning Bioinformatics

By | July 1, 2016

In today’s data-heavy research environment, wet-lab scientists can benefit from new computational skills.


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Scaling to Singles

By | May 1, 2016

Tips for tracing transcription in individual cells


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How to Use P-Values Correctly

By | March 9, 2016

The American Statistical Association offers guidance on best practices for the oft-misused tool.

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Free Flow

By | December 1, 2015

A sampling of free software for flow cytometry data analysis


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Data “Overflow” Compromising Science?

By | September 25, 2015

According to a new study, the deluge of scientific literature is leaving researchers unsure of which information to trust.


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Get With the Program

By | August 1, 2015

DIY tips for adding coding to your analysis arsenal

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An Array of Options

By | June 1, 2015

A guide for how and when to transition from the microarray to RNA-seq


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Turning Data into Discovery

By | June 1, 2015

To make the most of the current data deluge, we must reward interdisciplinary researchers who identify and apply the most appropriate analysis methods.


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Top 10 Innovations 2014

By | December 1, 2014

The list of the year’s best new products contains both perennial winners and innovative newcomers.

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White’s the Matter

By | November 1, 2014

A basic guide to white matter imaging using diffusion MRI


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