Can you detect patterns in #microbiome (or other) data? Prove it …

Do you think you can look at your microbiome or related data and detect patterns? Well, then this game may be for you: The 8-Bit Game That Makes Statistics Addictive


Please make it stop.

Nice article by Ed Yong in the Atlantic.  But I warn you, don’t try it if you want to get a lot of work done … it is truly addictive.

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Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. My lab is in the UC Davis Genome Center and I hold appointments in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and the Department of Evolution and Ecology in the College of Biological Sciences. My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis (see my lab site here which has more information on lab activities).  In addition to research, I am heavily involved in the Open Access publishing and Open Science movements.