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Images from the Mind

Early this morning Marty McFly has arrived to the future. It is true that cars don’t fly quite yet. Hoverboards are not available either. Households are not powered by their own nuclear reactors and clothes don’t dry and adjust automatically. Good … Continue reading

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New tool to analyze bipartite networks help us understand virus and microbe interactions

The team led by Joshua S. Weitz, Associate Professor in the School of Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, has developed BiMat, an open source MATLAB package for the study of the structure of bipartite ecological networks inspired by … Continue reading

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Some buzz around our minimal cancer cell research

Can there be a minimal embodiment for cancer cells? Or, as some of the lab members phrased it in a recent paper: Can a minimal replicating construct be identified as the embodiment of cancer? It looks like the question was just on … Continue reading

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How to Make a Synthetic Multicellular Computer?

This is one of the most active research lines of the Complex System Lab, and it is fair enough to say that we made some of nicest contributions to the field. We could even implement the first steps towards synthetic … Continue reading

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Universality of Zipf’s law

After a long enough break, we are back to feature a 2010 paper by CSLab fellows. We are talking about former member Bernat Corominas-Murtra and group leader Ricard Solé, and their long-lasting effort to clear up Zipf’s law. As you may … Continue reading

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Ciència al Nadal

Si vols assistir, ajuda’ns a calcular el lloc que necessitem inscrivint aquí!!   La importància de donar a conèixer el que els científics anem descobrint resulta especialment important dins aquest segle XXI on ens enfrontem a reptes com el canvi climàtic … Continue reading

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Before the endless forms: CHIMERA!!

Today we feature two recent papers by group members Sergi Valverde and Ricard Solé. In “Before the Endless Forms: Embodied Model of Transition from Single Cells to Aggregates to Ecosystem Engineering”, a 2013 PLoS ONE article, our colleagues begin a journey … Continue reading

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