Monthly Archives: June 2011

The end of human spaceflight in America

In all the history of mankind there will be only one generation which will be the first to explore the solar system, one generation for which, in childhood the planets are distant and indistinct discs moving through the night, and … Continue reading

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Cancer meeting notes, June 23, 2011

The two competing groups compared their full tumor models in which adenlyate dynamics and tumor dynamics were both integrated. Both groups made excellent progress and we now have a working research model. The goal this week is to perform a … Continue reading

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Metabolism meeting notes, June 22, 2011

In today’s meeting we looked at the solution to the fixed point problem for the reversible enzyme reaction. Anyone who wants to complete that problem can start whenever they’d like. To find the unique solution, we have to fix total … Continue reading

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Cancer meeting notes–June 2, 2011

In today’s meeting we discussed the first part of Hanahan and Weinberg (2011), up through invasion and metastasis. We will continue with the remainder of the paper next week. Stephanie and Jacey presented the poster to Scott as a dry … Continue reading

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Metabolism meeting notes, June 1, 2011

Most of today’s meeting focused on nailing down the major ideas of McKane et al. (2007) and Gillespie (1977). At this point, the key ideas we need are the following: A stochastic process has the Markov property by definition if … Continue reading

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