Posted in biology, communication and networking, medical imaging

Interactive disease map

Disease is usually ugly, but here the study of the connections between them is actually somewhat pretty.

Researchers created a map linking different diseases, represented by circles, to the genes they have in common, represented by squares. Related Article: Redefining Disease, Genes and All

Check it out.

Sources: Marc Vidal; Albert-Laszlo Barabasi; Michael Cusick;
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences



Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces, built environments, and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.

One thought on “Interactive disease map

  1. Please don’t take this the wrong way. I think your overall ideas are fine but you might want to put a little more thought into your next posts. I say this becuase it seems like your writing style has gone downhill a bit as opposed to your previous posts. – C.

Comments are closed.