En medicinsk blog om sundhed, sygdom og kroppens biologi.
Læs om hverdags fysiologi og hvordan den fungere.
Bloggen skrives af Mike Barnkob der læser medicin på Syddansk Universitet og har en sær fetch for underlige medicinske sager.
26 books in 2018 Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:59:16 +0000 I wanted to read more in 2018, and set myself the goal of reading 26 books during the year – one every second week, which seemed reasonable to me. To document the project, and also dwell and develop my thoughts on each book a bit more, I decided to start a book-blog over at 26books.mikebarnkob.dk. […]
Aiming for Adaption – an essay on germline gene-editing Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:57:00 +0000 Every year the Oxford Uehiro Center for Practical Ethics has an essay competition for students. I submitted the essay below, which didn’t get selected, but having spent some time on it, I am sharing it here, in the hopes that somebody will find it interesting. — Aiming for Adaption Abstract In an increasingly interconnected and […]
Forest plot showing survival ratio’s in ggplot2 by emulating Fivethirtyeight’s theme Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:15:01 +0000 I am interested in what a certain gene’s overexpression means in terms of cancer patient survival. A standard way of visualizing this sort of data is using Kaplan-Meier curves, as shown below. But I really wanted an overview of many cancers, not just one, to be able to quickly see what effects the expression has […]
If a PhD is like a marathon… Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:33:18 +0000 I sometime hear that doing a PhD is like doing a marathon. If thats so what tricks from running applies to your PhD? Here’s my attempt at stretching the analogy as thin as possible: It’s your run The most important bit first: this is your run! Many people fret about what their supervisors are (really) […]
An R script for scraping news from Nature journals to Capti Narrator Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:08:53 +0000 Recently I found a very neat program called Capti Narrator, which does a pretty good job of reading texts aloud. It works on an iPhone and it’s free. Well this is great I thought – perhaps finally I would be able to catch up on some of all those articles I want to read? Well […]