This idea seeks to establish a novel conceptual framework to building design and construction that is based on plant organismal development. Firstly lets compare the idea of design as it applies to architecture and plant development. Once... continue reading
Social Jailbreak (SJB) describes a proposed viral application that would allow social media users to communicate beyond the limits imposed by social media monopolies. Several platforms (e.g. Hootsuite) and some social networks (mainly... continue reading
Herling (2000:13) in his "Operational definitions of expertise and competence" outlined three basic components of expertise: knowledge; problem-solving; and experience.
Here, I propose a more sophisticated differentiation that involves four... continue reading
File extensions for data sharing sometimes lie about their contents.
Here is an algorithm to infer the actual delimiter of a CSV, TSV or any related format:
Academic entrepreneurship concept has been in place for a while, but not many well-documented research studies approached it from the angle of making academic entrepreneurship a genuinely commercially-viable venture. Even in highly-cited books... continue reading
Co-immunoprecipitation (co-IP) is considered the gold standard in vitro technique for characterising protein-protein interactions. However, the technique is limited by the inability to differentiate direct/indirect interactions of proteins. This... continue reading
One measure of the performance of a diagnostic test is the proportion of patients the test stratifies as likely not to have the condition (ruled-out:RO) or to have the condition (ruled-in:RI). This proportion depends on the prevalence of the... continue reading
MAOI and St John's Wort treatments for OCD may have a similar radical-based mechanism. Six years' unrelieved total compulsive thinking was cured by the MAOI Phenelzine, with also a role for radical-releasing phenols which enter the CNS very little... continue reading
A Pareidolic Response to Environmental Stimuli occurs when it is triggered by a certain richly textured surface or object . This human trait is a result of a survival mechanism, where the environment is quickly scanned for potential threats. A... continue reading
Species Distribution Models are commonly used to predict species habitat suitability. The data needed to build such a model usually consist of a range of environmental variables together with a target variable - the species occurrence itself... continue reading
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