Although the principles of transparency, integrity, accountability, stakeholders' participation, as well as participation and collaboration, are shared by both the open government and open science paradigms, referring to these practices often... continue reading
Galaxy rotation curves are a class of plots which have velocity of the galactic objects on the y-axis and the x-axis represents their radial distances from the galactic center. The experimental data indicates flatness of the curve which is... continue reading
Self-propagating mRNAs could be engineered to replicate itself and exit cells via microvesicles. They could be used in gene therapy to express target genes without disrupting the genomic DNA. These mRNAs have multiple open reading frames (ORFs).... continue reading
The concept of “protocol society” is an invitation to see social structures through the lens of the protocol—a set of voluntary rules governing communication and conduct. Examples include monastic rules, cross-border financial systems, diplomatic... continue reading
I propose to create a virtual research environment with the mission to address knowledge gaps in Wikimedia projects in a transparent and participatory fashion. Research undertaken through this environment would be organized in an open-by-default... continue reading
Polymathy is a multidimensional approach to learning and personal development that involves the pursuit, development, and application of knowledge characterized by three dimensions: breadth, depth, and integration. (1) Breadth refers to the... continue reading
I propose research into a new alternative to sitting in a chair that could enhance one’s comfort and concentration during long hours of computer work.
For peak concentration on your computer screen, it’s best to be upright and stationary. ... continue reading
Climate change is a worldwide problem felt locally in municipalities. Mitigation and adaptation climate actions are carried out by many entities . Multi-level governance articulates local,... continue reading
Lushootseed reduplication is fascinating.
According to Bates, Hess and Hilbert (1994: xvii; Hess and Hilbert 1977; Bates 1986), there are seven different types of reduplication in Lushootseed. This assessment is associated with morphological and... continue reading
R packages are collections of functions, documentations, tests, sample data, and dependency declarations, which come together to promote modularity, reproducibility, and adherence to good coding practices. Containerization using technologies such... continue reading
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