Archive for January, 2006

Statistics for genetics

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

Nice and clear site on stats for genetics by Jim Deacon from the Biology Teaching Organisation, University of Edinburgh. Useful examples in context and helpful dos and don’ts. There is a section on experimental design as well, and a page that helps people choose the appropriate statistical test.

R Project

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Freeware stats package for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows

Simulated blood stains

Saturday, January 21st, 2006

Latest results on new experiments…

Mystic rose Excel macro

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

A little bit of VBA goes a long way…

Algebra substitution game

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

Three PowerPoints contain a brief presentation on substituting and a ‘game’ that encourages group work

Prime number podcast

Monday, January 16th, 2006

BBC radio program about history looks at prime numbers

Stay regular

Saturday, January 14th, 2006

Psyllium husk is a source of fibre – personally I’ll stick to the porridge – but the packaging looks sound.

Hot Potatoes

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

Quiz suite written by esol teacher is at version 6 and getting seriously useful

Maths for science

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

What would a ‘survival pack’ for science students contain?

Circle theorems

Monday, January 9th, 2006

Java applets allow exploration of geometrical relationships by dragging

Nuclear economics and respect

Sunday, January 8th, 2006

Vincent Cable and George Galloway

Sharp by name…

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

All about pencils

Robert Frank coloring book

Monday, January 2nd, 2006

The Robert Frank coloring book is a series of outline drawings by Jno Cook based on Robert Frank’s book The Americans
Jno Cook was trying to make a case about the interpretation of Frank’s book
The rest of Cook’s web site is interesting – he is an artist and fully paid up member of the US Awkward [...]


Sunday, January 1st, 2006

Cropping from quick photo on the bus