When you are studying any matter, or considering any philosophy, ask yourself only: What are the facts, and what is the truth that the facts bear out?

– Bertrand Russell

Many Words And Numbers is a blog started by Daniel Hoffmann, Professor of Bioinformatics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. The University of Duisburg-Essen is not responsible for this website. The blog is intended as a resource for scientific material, and as a platform for discussions on scientific matters.