Daily Archives: April 13, 2019

DNA FASTQ to BAM File Conversion

I ran across this article http://www.it2kane.org/2018/05/variant-discovery-process-update/ on how to convert FASTQ file to BAM file for DNA. It has a lot of details in the description. Advertisements

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Do Your Readers Trust You? — The Art of Blogging

Those who blog for fun and those who blog in order to earn a living out of it seem to be on two ends of a spectrum. On the one side: logic, strategy and profits. On the other: empathy, passion, … Continue reading

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Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) in Cemeteries

This is a post I started working on years ago. There’s a Wichita, Kansas cemetery, Highland Cemetery – BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Highland-Cemetery/37991; Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/92689/highland-cemetery considered to be the first one according to many records. It was abandoned by its owners in the early … Continue reading

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My True Ancestry DNA Website

I have heard different opinions on this DNA website – https://mytrueancestry.com/. I wouldn’t recommend using a password that you use anywhere else as a precaution although I generally recommend the same advice for all websites. I also recommend using a … Continue reading

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That Time a Luftwaffe Pilot Risked His Own Life to Save an American Bomber – YouTube Video

I have read about this incident a while back and it showed up on YouTube as a suggestion yesterday – That Time a Luftwaffe Pilot Risked His Own Life to Save an American Bomber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7UDdoEyFB4 (around 9:43 minutes long).

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Israel Lunar Lander Crashed on the Moon April 11, 2019 – Space Saturdays

I saw the articles recently of Israel’s Lunar Landing crashing. It came so close to making it. There are several articles about the crash: https://forward.com/fast-forward/422528/moon-lander-beresheet-spaceil-spacex-israel-morris-kahn-netanyahu/ https://bgr.com/2019/04/12/moon-lander-crash-spaceil-israel-beresheet/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfpUPVFQIsM I am glad to see the crash hasn’t stopped them from trying again: … Continue reading

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New species of ancient human discovered in the Philippines – National Geographic

New species of ancient human discovered in the Philippines: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/04/new-species-ancient-human-discovered-luzon-philippines-homo-luzonensis/. 1,800th

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