Monthly Archives: November 2012

Electronic Gene Circuit

The figure below shows a single unit from the Microryza gene network circuit project. The circuit models a transcription factor that acts as a repressor. The output from the circuit is the level of protein which can be fed into … Continue reading

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Why is C++ so popular?

I’ve never quite understand the attraction of C++ given its (growing) complexity and the many ways to get into trouble. Here is another reason, its verbosity. The following is a fragment of code from an open source library which will … Continue reading

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