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7 of the Best Free Linux Bioinformatics Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, July 02 2011 @ 01:34 PM EDT
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Bioinformatics has been defined in many different ways, but it is common ground to regard this discipline as the application of mathematics, computing and statistics to the analysis of biological information. The objective of bioinformatics is to enable the finding of new biological insights, and to create a broader, more critical view from which unifying principles in biology can be perceived.

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Google +1 Button Debuts on LinuxLinks.com Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, June 28 2011 @ 09:47 PM EDT
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The Google +1 Button helps people discover relevant content from the people they already know and trust. LinuxLinks.com has now added the Google +1 Button to our Linux Group Tests collection, and our links collection.

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8 of the Best Free Linux Biology Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, June 28 2011 @ 07:48 PM EDT
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There is a good range of open source biology software available for Linux. This article focuses on selecting our favorite tools which are extremely useful for biologists. We hope this feature offers a useful resource for biologists and students alike. With the diverse range of software, there should be something of interest here for all budding biologists.

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11 of the Best Free Linux Chemistry Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 12 2011 @ 03:48 AM EDT
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Chemistry is the study of matter and the changes it undergoes. It is an extremely vivacious science which deals with a molecular scale and atomic interpretation of the world we live in, helping us to understand that world. Chemistry is regarded as the central science, given its close links with physics and engineering, with biology and medicine, and with geology and earth science.

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8 of the Best Free Linux Astronomy Apps Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 08 2011 @ 02:41 AM EDT
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Astronomy is particularly well suited to the layperson. It is a wonderful hobby which has almost no age limits, it is open to individuals of all financial means, and there is always the potential for an amateur to discover something that has eluded professional astronomers, or to help monitor stars and track asteroids. Even with the unaided eye, there is much to study in the night sky including constellations, shooting stars, planets, and of course the moon, the Earth's only natural satellite.

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7 of the Best Free Linux GPS Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 05 2011 @ 05:57 AM EDT
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The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation satellite system consisting of a network of satellites which provide positioning, navigation, and timing services in all weather, anywhere on or near the Earth.

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18 of the Best Free Up-and-Coming Linux Games (Part 3 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 21 2011 @ 03:08 AM EDT
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This article is the final instalment in a three part series, identifying up-and-coming free games that are worth giving a whirl.

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18 of the Best Free Up-and-Coming Linux Games (Part 2 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 15 2011 @ 05:51 PM EDT
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The plethora of free games available for Linux makes it time-consuming for gamers to randomly try even more than a small fraction of them. A good proportion of these titles are entertaining, highly addictive, offer captivating gameplay, and are challenging.

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18 of the Best Free Up-and-Coming Linux Games (Part 1 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 08 2011 @ 03:49 AM EDT
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There are not many people that are immune from the charms of computer games at some stage of their life. Even the father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, is reported to have been hooked on playing a single game for a month.

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5 of the Best Free Linux Caching Systems Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 30 2011 @ 03:53 AM EDT
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In computing terms, a cache is a collection of temporary data that will be required to be accessed in the future, and can be retrieved extremely quickly. The data stored within a cache may be a simple reproduction of information held elsewhere or it may have been the results of a previous computation.

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