Zipf’s law, also known as the power law identifies the uncanny consistency of the frequency of behaviors in natural systems, including complex organized adaptive systems like biology. 351 more words
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The Oscars’ guest list has grown by 11.
Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, John Cho, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Felicity Jones, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monáe, David Oyelowo, Emma Stone, and Charlize Theron have joined the ABC telecast as presenters, the Academy announced Thursday. 232 more words
As fans around the world mourn the passing of Mary Tyler Moore, who died Wednesday at 80, the trailblazing actress is being remembered by friends, fans and colleagues. 665 more words
In her first year as an assistant professor at the University of California San Diego, Melissa Gymrek is already bringing honor to the institution. In its 2017 roster of top-notch young scientists, Forbes magazine included Gymrek among its top 30 researchers in the Science category under age 30. 10 more words
Activation and Repression of Transcription Factors via a Synthetic Construct in Arabidopsis thaliana
Being able to turn genes on and off as required is a significant goal in genetic manipulation. Synthetically constructed gene circuits which turn on and off in response to specific activators have previously been demonstrated and the ability knock out specific genes with such technology as CRISPR/Cas 9 has made gene manipulation easier and cheaper. 1,103 more words