26 min ago
Improved ancestry inference using weights from external reference panels
Here, we provide methods and software for improved ancestry inference using genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphism weights from external reference panels.
14 hrs ago
Lee, Shatner, 'Charmed,' 'Firefly' Q&As, Comics Panels Fuel Programming At Philadelphia Comic Con
Q&A sessions featuring Stan Lee, William Shatner, the casts of "Charmed" and "Firefly," comics panels, movie screenings, parties and more highlight programming options at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 - June 2. New York, NY May 21, 2013 - Interactive Q&A sessions featuring celebrities Stan Lee, William Shatner, Henry Winkler, John ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Comics Web site Comics Alliance to relaunch?
Web site Comics Alliance, a three-time winner of the Eisner award -- went mysteriously silent toward the end of April, to the distress and consternation of comics fans.
At Employers Summit, tech CEO shares savings from low-car commuting
About 80 local business leaders and bike lovers packed the second annual Portland Employers Bike Summit Friday to swap advice and anecdotes exactly like Sam Blackman's. The award - winning young tech CEO spoke at one of the afternoon's panels to show how his company, the fast-growing digital video startup Elemental Technologies , saves money and ... (more)
Apple testing 1.5-inch display for iWatch, claims report
The company has reportedly been examining 1.5-inch OLED screens built by Ritek subsidiary RiTdisplay , a Taiwan-based manufacturer of display panels, according to Taiwanese news source Economic Times .
Mon May 20, 2013
Heel Bruise 2013 Spring/Summer Collection
Heel Bruise debuted in 2009 with the intent of genuinely portraying the "upbringings, recollections, and skateboard heritage" of childhood friends and co-founders Richard Mulder and Thomas Yu.
Tech's impact on other industries to be explored
Austin Technology Council CEO Julie Huls will moderate the 2013 Tech Innovations event at the AT&T Conference Center on May 22.
Yahoo quickly gets into the Tumblr spirit
Yodeled Yahoo: "Yay! We're moving! As of today, the Yahoo! official blog is moving to yahoo.tumblr.com . Come on over and check out the new digs!" Yahoo's first blog on its new Tumblr page fittingly discusses the Tumblr acquisition, with a vow by CEO Marissa Mayer: "We promise not to screw it up." To drive that point home, the blog post led off ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Resistance Ecology Conference 2013 May 31st through June 2nd
Dear Friends and Comrades, We are pleased to invite you to the first annual Resistance Ecology Conference in Portland, Oregon, May 31st to June 2nd 2013, at Portland State University .
Wireless Design & Development
Chomerics, a division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, has introduced StreamShield™ EMI shielding air vent panels with fire retardant coating.
Fri May 17, 2013
Comic book creator Jeff Smith and the Maine Comics Arts Festival
More than 100 comic writers, artists and publishers will be in Portland this Sunday for Casablanca Comics' Maine Comics Arts Festival.
Low Latency No. 62: No one is safe
Low Latency is a weekly comic on CNET's Crave blog written by CNET editor and podcast host Jeff Bakalar and illustrated by Blake Stevenson.
PRLog US Entertainment
Marvel To Conduct Programming Panels, Portfolio Reviews At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
May 16, 2013 - NEW YORK -- Marvel Entertainment will host two programming panels and conduct two portfolio reviews at the 2013 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Thu May 16, 2013
Luther College to complete solar project with array powering commons building
By the end of the month, Luther's Baker Village commons building will have its own working solar array, completing the installation of a solar photovoltaic project and marking the end of a $750,000 Department of Energy award in support of the college's plan to cut its carbon footprint in half by 2015.
Using science to change player behavior in League of Legends
"But Beck and Merrill decided that simply banning toxic players wasn't an acceptable solution for their game.
Building Operating Management
Zip-Up Ceiling System Offers Contractors and DIYers an Expedient and...
Norfolk, Nebraska, USA - Contractors and DIYers can now install Zip-Up Ceiling System as an expedient way to finish an open ceiling in a basement, rec room, or food prep area and as a low-maintenance alternative ceiling in hotel and motel bathrooms.
App developer calls critic "f*cken little know it all"; site goes down
Hackers compromised accounts belonging to maintainers of the open-source ZPanel after a team member supporting the Web hosting control panel called a critic a "fucken little know it all." The ZPanel site went completely down after the incident and remained down at time of writing.
Beijing says EU must face consequences of planned telecom inquiry
China warned the European Union against escalating bilateral trade disputes, urging Brussels to drop plans to investigate Chinese telecom products and impose hefty taxes on solar panels.
Wed May 15, 2013
Chinese solar/wind subsidies: who benefits?
I enjoyed Joris van Dorp's comments on "Energy idiocy": Solar Panel Tariffs . Here's a lightly-edited reprise of the dialogue: The tariff's are imposed because the Chinese state has been heavily supporting the Chinese solar manufacturers financially.
Exclusive Video: Royal Pains Star Mark Feuerstein to Debut Season 5 Premiere at ATX Festival
Royal Pains star Mark Feuerstein will debut the USA dramedy's Season 5 premiere at the second annual ATX Television Festival, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.