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If you really want to understand how a biological pathway works, build one.

Amber Biology was recently commissioned by a biotechnology company, to build a dynamic, agent-based model of a biological pathway.

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Amber Biology hired as a contractor for the NASA TESS mission

Our consulting firm Amber Biology has been hired as a contractor for the NASA TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) mission that will search for earth-like exoplanets orbiting distant stars.

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Python For The Life Sciences: Update

After about a year of work and barring a few last-minute tweaks to the layout, it looks like we finally have our book Python For The Life Sciences, ready to publish.

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Python For Handling 96-Well Plate Data and Automation

There’s hardly a life science lab you can walk into these days, without seeing a ton of 96-well plates and instruments that read and handle them. That’s why we’ve dedicated an entire chapter of our forthcoming book Python For The Life Sciences, to the humble 96-well plate.

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An Intuitive Introduction To Bayes' Theorem (Video)

A little while back on The Digital Biologist, we published a 2-part introduction to Bayes’ Theorem. Part 1 of this series has now been made into a video that offers an intuitive introduction to Bayes’ Theorem, and features biomarkers as an example of a life science application of the Bayesian approach.

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Python For The Life Sciences: Table of contents now available

Our book Python For The Life Sciences is now nearing publication. Quite a number of people have asked us to release a table of contents for the book, so without further ado, here is the first draft of the table of contents.

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The Central Role Of User Experience Design In Scientific Modeling

Next to the challenge of representing the sheer complexity of biological systems, this cognitive element of modeling may be the single biggest reason why modeling is not in the mainstream of the life sciences.

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