I have BSc(Hons) in biochemistry (1990) and have just graduated (2011) as Master of Biostatistics. I work for a government epidemiology department in Australia.

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comment Q: Including group dummies vs. calibrating dependent variable
You could try formulating the model with n as an exposures (offset) variable. Or maybe stratfiy on n
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comment A person contracts a biological pathogen that is collectively intelligent, forming a symbiosis
I haven't read it, so don't know how well it fits, but one book on my 'to read' list is Parasite by Mira Grant. it involves genetically engineered tapeworms. But I think they actually take over the people, rather than just communicate with them.
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have a look at mice::complete()
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comment How do I analyze a sequence of events on a per user basis in a database?
Have a look at Disco: fluxicon.com/disco
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