Posts tagged biology
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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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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A new report by "The Economist" laments the lack of innovation in the biopharma sector

Pharmaceutical R&D investment costs are soaring even as the approval rate for new drugs actually declines. Maybe it’s time to abandon old practices and embrace innovation and new methodologies.

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Welcome to "The Digital Biologist"

Just as the invention of the moving picture gave rise to the cinematographer, the technological advances that are now making it possible to model and simulate complex living systems on a computer are giving rise to a brand new profession - that of The Digital Biologist.

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