To one reader of a paper on a nerve cancer, the researchers, based at a hospital in China, seemed to have found a very large number of cases of a rare cancer to study. That observation triggered an investigation into the paper that led to its retraction — and the concern that the authors in the paper never did […]
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Over Twitter, Janessa mentioned that Nuit Blanche was listed as part of a list of 150 Data Science blogs. This is fine but what surprised me was the number of followers: 4000. I think it is half as much but Feedly seems to think otherwise. Oh well, what's more important are the communities we have: the Nuit Blanche Google+ Community (1606 members), the CompressiveSensing subreddit (971 members),the Facebook page (84 likes) the LinkedIn Compressive Sensing group (3369
My biggest initiative of the year is a more aggressive approach to Calculus. So far it's been yielding some positive results, but we're still in the early stages. I am pretty impressed with this group so far though.An issue that was the subject of discussion at TMC was homework. I was having issues with students taking it seriously, the eternal battle. I posted solutions and started making assignments lag, as in, everything had been covered several days previously. It was also weekly to help
It's awards season and we couldn't be more excited! No, not the Emmys, Oscars, or Tonys . . . the Nobels. This week marks the announcement of Nobel prizes in Physiology or Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry (along with Literature and the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize). Yesterday, the Physiology or Medicine prize was awarded to William C.Tags:  science