Monthly Archives: April 2011

Proportional and Relative Changes

There is an excellent description of the difference between logarithmic and linear scales in the book “Mathematical Analysis for Economists” by R Allen which I describe here. Consider the following two sequences of numbers: 100,  150,  200,  250,    300,     100,  … Continue reading

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Molecule of the Month

If like me you find Molecule of the Month from the protein data bank interesting then this little widget from their web site packages up the molecule of the month into a convenient web tool.

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The Shrinking Transistor

How big are modern transistors? Surely they must be much bigger than an enzyme? Well, not quite. The picture below shows two transistors, both about 22 nm wide. Superimposed on top of the right-hand transistor is a single molecule of … Continue reading

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New Text Book: Enzyme Kinetics for Systems Biology

I have finally got to the point where I can publish my text book: Enzyme Kinetics for Systems Biology This text is geared towards those who need a reference or classroom text book that describes the various rate laws one … Continue reading

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