MethylCal: Results published in FASEB

New results from our interdisciplinary work are now online. The recently published article, entitled “Transcriptomic and epigenetic regulation of disuse atrophy and return to activity in skeletal muscle“, by Dr. Andrew Fisher, Dr. Robert Seaborne, et al., investigates the transcriptome … Read more

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MethylCal: Results published in Biogerontology

The published results from our interdisciplinary work are now online. Led by Dr. Adam Sharples at RISES-LJMU, the study focuses on whether muscle tissue retains a ‘memory’ of inflammatory periods. Experimental tissue samples, pictured left, are exposed to a cytokine … Read more

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Feathers, a bowling ball and a vacuum chamber

Check out these videos of Galileo’s infamous thought experiment in action. Most people are taught about this experiment in school science lessons. Two objects, one heavier than the other, are connected by string and then dropped from a height. The … Read more

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The Saturn system imaged by Cassini

Just a quick post to highlight the beautiful images of Saturn from Cassini. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft used Saturn itself to eclipse the light from the Sun and obtain some stunning mosaics of Saturn’s rings and moons, plus other planets including … Read more

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MethylCal: Results presented in Switzerland

My new data analysis tool has been helping produce science results! I recently blogged about writing the MethylCal program to aid the analysis of experiments in epigenetics, where studies are designed to shed light on the various intrinsic or environmental … Read more

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Vanishing September

Time waits for no man – especially true of this last month. When I started this blog back in July, my original aims were to blog about (1) astronomy, ✔ (2) computing, ✔ (3) and the daily life of a … Read more

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