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Scott Ritchie
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We understand queues, but if you ask us to stand in a red black tree we'll get confused
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If I had to pick one image to sum up my entire field it would be this; an image showing the connectivity of diseases in humans. This shows that most are diseases are not independent as traditionally thought, instead are highly related to each other, sharing common genetic causes and risk factors. This is what integrative systems biology is all about, taking a holistic view of the human body, integrating multiple levels of biological data to discover new things about disease pathogenesis.
The study is also quite an interesting read:
http://www.pnas.org/content/104/21/8685.long
as is its follow up study, which shows that individuals with one disease are likely to develop other diseases connected to it in the human disease network:
http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pcbi.1000353
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I am distraught that upon finding out that the google+ app on android can show posts from people nearby, that there were people nearby who seriously don't accept evolution. I thought only America had these crazies :(
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Sounds like your average drunk guy with or without an understanding of evolution...
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Thanks Scott. I'll keep that in mind when I go on my fancy Europe tour...
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This image provides an interesting insight into common language used by scientists, which takes vastly different meaning to most of the general public and as a consequence has fueled the debate about climate change through this misunderstanding.
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lol, Mr. Scientist :P

values is funny though. I thought 'value' to mean a number was common english. I guess i do too much sci/com sci than I realize >.<
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Something that is resonating with me especially now that im drafting my research proposal for next year
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Simple Is Best

"Einstein" means "One Stone" in German.
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I should probably clarify now that random people are adding me to circles; I'm not the Scott Ritchie who develops for WINE
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you are not!? time to remove you from my circles then

what a shame, I thought I'm one of the first ones
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  • University of Melbourne
    Master of Bioinformatics, 2011 - present
  • University of Melbourne
    Bachelor of Computer Science, 2008 - 2010
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  • University of Melbourne
    Software Development, 2011 - present
  • University of Melbourne
    Support Technician, 2009 - present
  • IDP Education
    Short term contracter, 2009 - 2010
  • Woolworths
    Cashier, 2007 - 2009
  • Kumon Learning Centre
    Tutor, 2006 - 2007
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Melbourne, Australia - Westport, Connecticut - Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire
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Cheap and excellent lebanese food. Falafel is amazing.
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