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Marine Chronometers at Greenwich: A Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Jonathan Betts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199641383
eISBN:
9780191845604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641383.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This is a comprehensive, illustrated catalogue of the 200+ marine chronometers in the collections of Royal Museums Greenwich. Every chronometer has been completely dismantled, studied and recorded, ... More


Gene × Environment Interaction in Obesity: The Contribution of Randomized Clinical Trials

Jeanne M. McCaffery and Caroline Y. Doyle

in Statistical Approaches to Gene X Environment Interactions for Complex Phenotypes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034685
eISBN:
9780262335522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034685.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Gene x environment (GxE) interaction is most commonly examined in epidemiologic studies.Yet randomized, controlled trials permit several methodological advantages to the detection of GxE.Primary ... More


Adaptive Psychophysical Procedures

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Adaptive procedures are developed to reduce the burden of data collection in psychophysics by creating more efficient experimental test designs and methods of estimating either statistics or ... More


Insights into New Treatments for Early Psychosis from Genetic, Neurodevelopment, and Cognitive Neuroscience Research

Kristin S. Cadenhead and Camilo de la Fuente-Sandoval

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Genetic and epidemiological studies have begun to identify specific “vulnerability” genes and environmental risk factors that, together, may contribute to neurodevelopmental abnormalities and the ... More


Setting the Stage for Personalized Medicine

Barbara Prainsack

in Personalized Medicine: Empowered Patients in the 21st Century?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479814879
eISBN:
9781479856909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814879.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

With the help of today’s technological tools medicine has become much better at measuring individual difference. Personalized medicine—especially in its iteration of Precision Medicine—seeks to ... More


A Research Machine

Henning Schmidgen

in The Helmholtz Curves: Tracing Lost Time

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823261949
eISBN:
9780823266463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261949.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter reconstructs the electromagnetic timing device Helmholtz had used in the first series of this experiments. Combining a mirror galvanometer, a telescope and a frame for nerve-muscle ... More


Satellite remote sensing to support agriculture and forestry

Nathalie Pettorelli

in Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198717263
eISBN:
9780191785979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717263.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter presents a comprehensive overview of how satellite data can be used to support agriculture and forestry. The first two parts explore how satellite imagery can be used to monitor forests ... More


Context, Social Science, and the Birth of Precision Journalism

C.W. Anderson

in Apostles of Certainty: Data Journalism and the Politics of Doubt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190492335
eISBN:
9780190492373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492335.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter and the next tell the story of the major “hinge moment” in the development of data journalism in America—the birth of “precision journalism” and the work of Phil Meyer. The chapter ... More


The Value of Pharmacogenomic Information

John A. Graves, Zilu Zhou, Shawn Garbett, and Josh F. Peterson

in Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611068
eISBN:
9780226611235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611235.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Pharmacogenomics, or the application of genetic testing to guide drug selection and/or dosing, is often cited as integral to the vision of how precision medicine can be integrated into routine ... More


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