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Long-time OSS user/admin, intermediate coder - I heart . Master of Science in Molecular Medicine, many years' experience in biotech working with antibodies and cell-based assays. Science and computer geek. Dad.


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comment Nature Scientific Reports vs. BMC Genomics
@blmoore thanks for the clarification. I've been working on non-publishable proprietary projects for a number of years in industry, so I haven't kept up to the minute on which journals are open-access.
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answered What enables azacitidine to incorporate into both DNA and RNA?
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reviewed Close Is the attached digital camera on the top have the same magnification than visible in eyepiece?
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reviewed Reviewed Nature Scientific Reports vs. BMC Genomics
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comment Nature Scientific Reports vs. BMC Genomics
Personally, I would go for PLOS ONE, just because I am a big proponent of open-access publishing. I'm not sure about the BMC family, but Nature is notorious for its closed-access policies. I think that if your work was funded in any way by public grants (such as from the NIH in the US), your research should be open for all citizens to read if they want. I'm sure this argument has gone on long tangents on Academia.SE, but that's my view of things :) At any rate, do some research on different impact factors, and their relative advantages and disadvantages, then have a chat with your PI.
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on What kind of technology is required for plant seed DNA printing?
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revised What kind of technology is required for plant seed DNA printing?
I added a tag, adjusted grammar, spelling and punctuation.
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answered Concentration of caffeine in physiologically relevant setting
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comment Absorption of foreign bodies through the alveoli
@fileunderwater's comments were not meant to be abrasive, they were merely stating site policy. If you're new to Biology.SE, and especially if you're new to Stack Exchange sites in general, please take the tour and read through the help center.
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comment adaptive and innate immunity
@inf3rno the line between innate and adaptive immunity has been blurring for years - a lot of times, it's just the terminalogy people use
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reviewed Reviewed Shortest strings not present in the human genome
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answered HIV and effectiveness of inhibitor cocktail over single inhibitor
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on HIV and effectiveness of inhibitor cocktail over single inhibitor
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reviewed Leave Closed Accelerated tree growth
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comment Why do fungi need water?
Homework questions are off-topic on Biology.SE unless you have shown your attempt at an answer, and give a specific, concrete description of where exactly you're stuck. We are not here to do your homework for you, but we can help if you have specific questions. As it stands now, your question is far too broad.
Oct
18
comment MRI with lots of white matter.
Why are you asking? Personal medical questions are off-topic for Biology.SE, as we cannot safely provide medical advice.
Oct
18
comment Nystagmus drug FDA approval?
googling for the drug name will tell you if it's available. Based on my 4 seconds of research, the first two are.
Oct
17
comment When we vomit how are the contents transferred to stomach/esophagus?
Blood cannot be detoxified by vomiting - that's the job of the liver and kidneys. There is no "reverse transport" from bloodstream to stomach - it all goes the other way. Vomiting mainly serves to remove irritants from the stomach.
Oct
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reviewed No Action Needed Where do migratory birds go when it rains?
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reviewed Close How are the Golgi Apparatus, Endoplasmic Reticulum, and Vesicle related