Author Archives: Junhyong Kim

About Junhyong Kim

Scientist in the biology field interested in Theory and Structure of biological data---and, practice of research. @junhyongkim

Sauron and Center for Open Science

I don’t know why but whenever something from Center for Open Science pops up in the news feeds, my fingers get twitchy and I start to imagine writing some response (see also). It may be because @BrianNosek and I used to … Continue reading

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The Talents of A Nobel Laureate

Motivated by Lior Pachter’s end of year blog post from 2014, I dusted off an old essay I wrote posted on my lab webpage (with a little editing)… If I walk into a casino and find the person who has … Continue reading

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The Mold in Science’s Bathroom

About once a month I notice the black smudge in the corner of my shower—it’s mold that I keep telling myself I need to take care of. But 29 other days, I don’t see it. If the same smudge was … Continue reading

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1st week teaching

Every year, I know less of about teaching—and, know less, period. I always give my students these slides, LearningtoLearn, from my wife Ingrid Olson on the cognitive science of learning.

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Don’t let the journals win

Recently, two somewhat different topics on the business of science came across my Twitter feed. The first was yet another push for “reproducibility in science” by 72 authors whose latest prescription was to set p = 0.005 (under Neyman-Pearson hypothesis … Continue reading

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