Category Archives: Collections

This blog is being put to sleep

I realized that I have too many blogs, too little time. Since I didn’t quite get the grip of wordpress (I cannot customize the way I want, I don’t have full control about the final formatting, I cannot add gadgets, … Continue reading

Posted in Abstracts, Collections, Commentaries, New Publications, Research Blogging, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Repent that you lack the figure!

This week (yes, it’s taking me the whole week ;) I am reading the article ‘Can We Avoid “SIN” in the House of “No Common Mechanism”?’ by Mike Steel, and realized that there was something missing: the figure 2, on … Continue reading

Posted in Collections | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New experimental and theoretical approaches towards the understanding of the emergence of viral infections

Some articles of interest, with quotes from abstracts, from the Theme Issue ‘New experimental and theoretical approaches towards the understanding of the emergence of viral infections’ compiled and edited by Santiago F. Elena and Rémy Froissart – Philosophical Transactions of … Continue reading

Posted in Abstracts, Collections, New Publications | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Harold Jeffreys’ Theory of Probability Revisited (Statistical Science 2009, Vol. 24, No. 2)

There is a paper (with discussion) on Statistical Science 2009, Vol. 24, No. 2 about Harold Jeffreys’ “Theory of Probability” book, which is one the foundations of Bayesian Statistics. The Institute of Mathematical Statistics (responsible for Statistical Science) encourages the … Continue reading

Posted in Abstracts, Collections, New Publications | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Population structure: admixtured ancestry of Africans and African Americans

Characterizing the admixed African ancestry of African Americans, by Fouad Zakharia, Analabha Basu, Devin Absher, Themistocles L Assimes, Alan S Go, Mark A Hlatky, Carlos Iribarrenl, Joshua W Knowles, Jun Li, Balasubramanian Narasimhan, Steven Sidney, Audrey Southwick, Richard M Myersl, … Continue reading

Posted in Abstracts, Collections, New Publications | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Biology and Philosophy – selected papers

Sewall Wright’s adaptive landscapes: 1932 vs. 1988 Massimo Pigliucci (2008) Biology and Philosophy, DOI 10.1007/s10539-008-9124-z Sewall Wright introduced the metaphor of evolution on “adaptive landscapes” in a pair of papers published in 1931 and 1932. The metaphor has been one … Continue reading

Posted in Abstracts, Collections | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment