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  1. GPA: A Statistical Approach to Prioritizing GWAS Results by Integrating Pleiotropy and AnnotationRead the original story

    3 min ago | CiteULike

    Results from Genome-Wide Association Studies have shown that complex diseases are often affected by many genetic variants with small or moderate effects. Identifications of these risk variants remain a very challenging problem.


  2. California adds 41,500 jobs in October; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    A "now hiring" sign is posted in the window of a business in San Rafael, Calif. State employers added 41,500 nonfarm payroll jobs in October.


  3. Editorial: Our six-month GrowSouth progress reportRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    Mayor Mike Rawlings' GrowSouth initiative has reached a juncture where substantive changes are happening. The initiative, now halfway through its third year, started with lots of fireworks and enthusiasm but quickly ran into some rough spots that slowed progress.


  4. Critical XSS Flaw Affects WordPress 3.9.2 And EarlierRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Darknet

    So it's been a while since we've talked about any flaws in WordPress - because usually they are pretty dull and require such an obscure set of circumstances, that they are unlikely to ever occur in the wild. The most recent time was this year actually, but was a DoS attack, which is not THAT damaging - XML Quadratic Blowup Attack Blows Up WordPress & Drupal .


  5. Press Release: IMF's West AFRITAC Steering Committee recognizes the...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    The Steering Committee of the International Monetary Fund Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa highlighted the growing role of the Center in supporting members' needs and reforms in the region. Members of the Steering Committee met in Cotonou, Benin on November 17, 2014, with Benin chairing, to review implementation of the work program at mid-year.


  6. NMSU raises the bar for student engagement with peer learning assistantsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Peer learning assistant Nathan Nunley assists students with an assignmnent during a vector calculus class taught by Matthias Burkhardt. LAS CRUCES >> If a college student takes the same course twice, it's usually because he or she didn't do well the first time.


  7. Statistically Speaking: Utah vs ArizonaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Block U

    Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon leads his Wildcats into Sack Lake City to take on the Utah Utes in Rice-Eccles Stadium. - Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Wildcats come to Salt Lake City on Saturday with everything on the line for both teams.


  8. New study explains rise in autism rateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A new study assessed whether the large increase in the rate of autism spectrum disorders was due to due to an actual increase in the condition or changes in reporting. The study was published online on November 3 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics by researchers at Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark.


  9. CFB Playoff chairman: 'Game control' subjectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Jeff Long says 'game control' is subjective, not a stat The "game control" concept, as used by Long, is just another attempt to describe a team playing well. Check out this story on As chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, Jeff Long is charged each week with explaining the sometimes shifting rationale behind the committee's Top 25. It's sometimes a difficult spot to be in.


  10. Parents, give Common Core math a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and carry over, and he said no!!!" She's a former teacher at Dommerich Elementary in Maitland and a retired mathematics education professor at the University of Central Florida. "I think parents are concerned because it doesn't look familiar," ...


  11. Lee Student Presents At American Mathematics SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Lee University student Jonathan Clark presented at the fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematics Society.


  12. Here's How Likely Each Poker Hand IsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to enjoy a game with friends. And I also love math and statistics. So I decided to look at some of the basic mathematics of the game. Here, I go through the probabilities of drawing each five-card poker hand from a deck of cards. These probabilities ...


  13. KY leads nation with monthly unemployment rate decreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    KY leads nation with monthly unemployment rate decrease FRANKFORT, KY - Kentucky leads the nation in states that had statistically significant over-the-month unemployment rate declines in October 2014, according to a report today from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics . Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in more than six years in October 2014 at 6.2 percent from a revised 6.7 percent in September 2014.


  14. Football Geekery: McCown ShinesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Once again we channel our inner pigskin nerd and dive a little deeper into the stats to help illuminate Buc football...This week we look at an oddity from Josh McCown's Sunday performance and more The statistical oddity of Sunday's game was that McCown posted that figure with little help from the running game Statistics can help illuminate the game of footballa or they can take us down a misleading path. As Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith said: "I believe in stats, but it's [which] stats."


  15. Senior Biostatistician - UKRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business in Wokingham

    ... regulatory and market accomplishment Essential Skills & Capabilities: -MSC or PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics or equivalent -Strong demonstrated experience in biostatistics developed in the pharmaceutical, CRO or Biotech environment ...


  16. WVU - Boston College Preview: How's That ACC Thing Treating You?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Smoking Musket

    The WVU Men's Basketball team advances to the Second Round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff against former Big East foes Boston College at 5pm EST in the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. Couldn't ask for much more from the Mountaineers in their first game in Puerto Rico with 26-point route of George Mason, 91-65.


  17. What do 650,000 audio files look like, anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MusicBrainz Blog

    Hot on the heels of our release of the first 650,000 feature files as part of the first release of AcousticBrainz, we are presenting some initial findings based on this dataset. We thank Emilia Gomez , an Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the Music Technology Group at Universitat Pompeu Fabra for doing this analysis and sharing her results with us.


  18. California adds 41,500 jobs; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Job-seekers at a career fair in Ontario, Calif. California's unemployment rate held steady at 7.3% in October.


  19. 'The Imitation Game' and other math related films that add upRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... recalled, laughing, at a recent London news conference. (Brits say "maths," not "math," when abbreviating "mathematics.") "I understood a little bit," Cumberbatch admitted. "But if you put an algorithm in front of me now, even a quadratic equation ...


  20. Updated: Science gets a nod in Obama's immigration plansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Science

    ... would expand an existing program that enables foreign students studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at U.S. universities to work full time while on a student visa (such visas typically bar employment). Some 120,000 ...