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Cancer epigenetics [closed]

Do you have any ideas about epi-clones in cancer? For example I would like to know exactly what their biological role is especially in terms of how they are replicated.
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My assignment answers show similarities to my friends', though they differ in content. Can I be accused of plagiarism?

So for an assignment one question has been causing me great worry. After we all submitted, some of us sent each other our work so we can compare, and some of my friends' answers have some similarities ...
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How should I list multiple pick-ups of the same published media interviews on a CV?

I am updating a physician's CV where there are many instances where a printed or online interview he did was picked up and published by several different (unrelated) publications. I am unable to find ...
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What should I write in the experience section of CV?

I have recently graduated with a BSc degree in Physics. I haven't had any internship before. Well, all internships last summer were cancelled because of covid. Now, I am applying for few internships ...
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Possibility of studying Turkology

I am studying in mathematics MA programme in Hungary. I wonder whether it is possible for me to switch to Turkology PhD programme. I am a native speaker of a Turkic language and also speak German, ...
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Recognition of my diplom degree which is equivalent to masters by Trnava University Slovakia

I graduated from Trnava University Slovakia with a diplom(mgr) in public health which is equivalent to a masters in public health. However I want to equate the same qualification in my country Kenya ...
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Confused about masters project

I am an integrated master student doing a rather short project of only 4months in the lab (due to covid). The project is quite a weird one as it either works or it doesn't and if it doesn't I have no ...
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Instructor's manual — model answers from it by instructor

For a textbook, there is an instructor's manual provided by the publisher to the instructor that has prescribed the textbook in a course. The instructor sets some questions from the textbook as ...
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What to do to speed up the paper publication process?

One month ago, I have submitted a paper in a journal under Taylor and Francis. 3/4 days later after the submission, the status changed to "under review" and till now the status remained ...
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How to submit a paper without being backed up by my employer

By day I am employed (as a research engineer) at CEA, LIST in France (near Paris) working (in 2020) on Bismon (funded by CHARIOT, about cybersecurity). My work contract is under French law (legally ...
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Advisor ignoring his Ph.D. student after getting tenure

I am Ph.D. candidate, and my advisor got his tenure about 9 months ago and called me on zoom and said no one could fire him anymore, and that was the last time we talked. Since then, he has completely ...
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How is Gmail better or worse than Alumni email or a temporary institutional email?

The majority of researchers use "edu" emails on their research publication, when some academia use Gmail as the corresponding address. Many of the young researchers do not have a permanent &...
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Why am I getting a value error? How can I fix it? [closed]

from sklearn import datasets import numpy as np import pandas as pd import matplotlib.pyplot as plt df = pd.read_html('https://scikit- learn.org/stable/modules/generated/sklearn.datasets.load_wine....
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Is it advisable to do a postdoc in statistical genetics after a statistics PhD in machine learning/deep learning?

Is it advisable to do a postdoc in statistical genetics or other similar medical disciplines (e.g. medical neuroimaging) if I have a statistics PhD in machine learning/deep learning? I really wanted ...
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How to be more efficient in implementing ideas?

I come up with many ideas but fail to execute them. Mostly, I cannot finish an ongoing work in a proper fashion and my mind tries the chase the new ideas. How do I bridge this gap between having ideas ...
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Should live sessions be recorded for students when teaching a math course online?

I am a course instructor. In my courses, which are now online due to the pandemic, I have optional live sessions. In those live sessions, I give examples of how to solve problems (it's a math-based ...
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Journal paper published without correction of errors

I notified a journal prior to publication that there were errors in a paper. This was submitted around 3 weeks ago, the review process was quick. On Thursday I was given 24 hours to make a list of ...
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What is metatriangulation in research? [closed]

Metatriangulation may be a portmanteau of "triangulation" and "meta analysis". However its meaning, definition and how it is practiced in reality remains largely unclear for me. ...
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Can I use the same paper topic for two different classes?

I recently enrolled in a Master's program at a new university. I'm in the process of finishing my Master's thesis from a previous program, so now I'm sort of doing both at the same time. They are in ...
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Recommendation Letter Submission

I am PhD applicant in mathematics. One of my recommender refuses to make an account on webpage for recommendation submission and he wants me to find a way to submit it via email. Is this okay and ...
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Two PhD programs simultaneously in different countries

I am currently a PhD student in my own country. I am also applying to PhD programs in the US right now. My intent is to try and work for both degrees simultaneously because I am worried about the ...
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Is it against the rules to see someone's exam answers after the exam? [closed]

We had an exam and got the results 2 weeks later but I got slightly less points than I expected and we could not check the corrections yet. I was a bit impatient and wanted to see where I could have ...
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Into which category of the CRediT contributor role taxonomy does an (extensive) literature review go?

A large part of this one paper of ours is a literature review, that was carried out mostly by one person. In the statement on contributions (which is supposed to follow the CRediT taxonomy, Brand et ...
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What to do for my graduate school application if I think my GPA doesn't reflect my coursework mastery

I am one of those people with low GPA but want to apply for graduate school in US. I am really having trouble with standardized tests in my institution. It's not uncommon for me to receive low grade ...
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Depressed with my PhD studies [closed]

I am suffering from a severe depression as I'm not happy with my ongoing PhD research. What should I do? Should I quit or should I move on? Please help me.
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How to find online discussion groups on research topics which are relatively less popular

How could someone who has just enrolled in a phd or started a research could find online discussion groups, especially if the topic is relatively less popular.(e.g How to find research or discussion ...
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Can I leave PhD after two years to join a company? [closed]

I'm from Africa. I came to the US three years ago to do my doctoral studies. Now, I am thinking of leaving my PhD, as I have found a two-year contract management job in Texas. Could you please advise ...
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I am a PhD student seeking to collarborate with PhD student/professors from other department. How can I make this happen?

I am a PhD student seeking to collaborate with PhD student/professors from other department. I have never made such an initiative before, and I lack the general idea on how to start. In particular: ...
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Can a university revoke a degree they accidentally gave [closed]

Can a university revoke a degree signed by the president and or dean and dated, after having indicated graduated on online transcript, as well as sending congratulatory email? Degree tracks changed, ...
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If you had the chance to give your past self advice for your thesis, what would they be? [closed]

As mentioned in the title, when you look back on your master thesis- the one that brought you to your Phd life, which advice that you think if you had known them before, you would have had a better ...
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How should I use a five-minute presentation at the beginning of an academic job interview?

I have been invited for an interview for a tenure track assistant professor position. The interview will be conducted virtually. At the beginning of the interview I am supposed to give a five minute ...
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I've worked as a waitress. Should I indicate this in my PhD application?

I've worked as a waitress. Should I indicate this in my PhD application? How will that affect my application?
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Papers in progress, but am leaving academia

What should I do with my papers in progress? I have several with a few co-authors. It's been known that things in my department have deteriorated considerably, and that many of the newer faculty are ...
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Rules or Laws to guide sectioning and sub-sectioning [closed]

Regardless of the field or subject, is there a website or organization that has rules on how to section and sub-section a document? I have a document on which I have randomly chosen a layout. project ...
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When to start contacting potential supervisors?

I'm a computer science master student, and I'm planning to graduate in spring 2022. In Finland, doctoral programs specifically state that applicants need to find a supervisor before applying. The ...
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Engineering Economics in English

I have an ESL student living in Mongolia. In two years she’s going to Uni and is eyeing up the German Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology. Her aspiration is a degree in Engineering ...
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Is there any reason not to go up for promotion?

I started my first permanent academic position as a Lecturer at at UK university in Autumn 2019. More than one of my senior colleagues seems very eager to get me promoted to a Reader as soon as ...
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Does ''recommended for publication subject to minor revision'' implies aceptance? [duplicate]

I have submitted my manuscript to one of the peer-reviewed journals of chemistry and the decision was 'recommended for publication subject to minor revision'. I have submitted the revision but two ...
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Course design: basics first or teach “as you go”

I am going to offer an elective course which I am free to design. The topic is a bit special, but we can assume I give a robotics course. I will teach a fair amount of probability theory which I need ...
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I found that a method I was hoping to publish is already known. What would be a proper way to retract emails sent to professors asking for help?

Continuation of this post. Basically, I emailed a publisher and two profs, asking for help on a paper I had written but not submitted. Turns out the method was not as novel as I thought, as an MSE ...
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Should I drop a class I might not pass?

I'm near the end of a 3-year computer science BSc degree at a European university. I currently have the following options: Drop a class I might not pass early enough, so it doesn't show up on the ...
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Nature Citation Style Title Capitalisation [closed]

I'm unsure about title capitalisation in the Nature citation style. The guide for authors (https://www.nature.com/nature/for-authors/formatting-guide) states "Titles of articles cited in ...
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Leaving my tenure-track position for industry in January 2021, [closed]

Things have really gone downhill in our department because of Covid-19, and I and a few other colleagues (also on the tenure track) are planning to leave at the end of this semester, for industry. To ...
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Which books/websites teach and practise non native speakers advance use of articles (the/a/an/empty article) in academic writing? [closed]

I am doing PhD in Physics, my native language is russian. I need to improve english grammar for Physics (but need also to write popular science articles/school teaching in Mathematics/Biology/Computer ...
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Gaining Chair support [closed]

What advise do you have to gain your chair support? My situation is that when I was hired, he was not the chair and he is now. He does not seem to like me, mostly by ignoring me or leaving me out of ...
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Is it fine to ask my advisor if I can appear as first author in our paper?

My situation is the following: I am a prospective graduate student and recently worked with a professor and a high school student on writing a physics paper. This will be my first paper, and since I ...
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How do I deal with feelings of guilt and shame related to how long my PhD has taken? [duplicate]

I am physically disabled. I have spinal muscular atrophy, a degenerative neuromuscular disease. I am wheelchair-bound and am nearly quadriplegic. This is not to complain, but rather to provide context....
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When writing a “response article” what's the appropriate way to refer to plots from the original paper?

There's a paper I want to respond to by writing an article examining its findings. There are 4-6 of key plots in that paper. I have the code and data from the original authors, so technically I can ...
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Reverse journal editor search

I was wondering if there is a tool that allows to search for journals where a given researcher is one of the editors.
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Issues with Master admission because of transfer to another university during undergraduate studies

This year I'm trying to get into the computer science Master's program in France. There is one particular university where I want to get into, say its name is X. X is asking me to provide transcripts ...

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