Monthly Archives: May 2013

Synthetic Biology: It’s an analog world

I significant paper on synthetic biology got published this week by an innovative group from MIT (Daniel et al). Read our News and Views article that discusses the importance of the paper.

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Linear Dynamics Application

There are a number of online apps that can show students the phase plane dynamics of a 2d system. Notable examples include: Phase Portrait Viewer from the d’Arbeloff Interactive Math Project – requires Java installed Wolfram Phase Portrait Viewer – … Continue reading

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Drawing Pathways with Tikz

I had the need to draw a negative feedback around a linear pathway. Normally I would use a vector drawing packages to do this, such as Illustrator or Inkscape. This time I thought I would try the tikz package that … Continue reading

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