Information theory and evolution

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Information theory as an interdiciplinary field consisting of engineering, physics, bioinformatics, mathematics, and many others started with Claude E. Shannon‘s 1948 paper, “A mathematical theory of communication“. Advancements in this field have been instrumental in improving communication across the world from … Continued

An overview of the various planarian transcriptomes

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This post is taken directly from my blog at blog.nextgenetics.net.  In terms of sequences, there are currently quite a lot of data in the planarian (Schmidtea medterranea) field. We have an assembled genome from University of Washington’s genome institute and various transcriptome assemblies using different sequencing platforms. … Continued