Wordcloud of PubMed searches

At the start of this year I created a Twitter account that automatically tweets out papers related to transcriptomes, i.e. a Twitter literature bot. This idea isn't new and there are over 200 Twitter literature bots. However, I wrote my Twitter bot using R (and using the RISmed package to search PubMed for papers) and...

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Transcriptome feed using R

I've always wanted to create a transcriptome feed on Twitter, posting the results of daily PubMed searches. Well today I finally got around to it. Firstly, I made a new Twitter account; annoyingly all the Twitter handles I wanted were taken by inactive users. I decided to go with @transcriptomes. Next, I made a new...

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Using the R twitteR package

Updated 2014 November 26th to reflect changes in the tm package Updated 2015 February 18th to reflect changes in the twitteR package A short post on using the R twitteR package for text mining and using the R wordcloud package for visualisation. I did this on my Windows machine, which has this problem. I've updated...

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I've joined Twitter

Today while reading a paper, I found some interesting one-liner facts. They are way too short to create a post on but I would like to make a repository of them. What better place to store these facts than Twitter! You can follow me on Twitter for a list of facts on molecular biology and...

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