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FRELEX III: Aptamarkers

“The universe (which others call the Library) is composed of an indefinite, perhaps infinite number of hexagonal galleries.”  ― Jorge Luis Borges, quote from The Library of Babel (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Library_of_Babel) A library of aptamers is like a library of books. They both contain strings of information… Read More »FRELEX III: Aptamarkers


FRELEX: “The concept”

In the M.C. Escher painting, “Reptiles” it is clear how much more information is present in the three-dimensional representation of the lizards versus their two-dimensional counterparts. The three-dimensional lizards are alive, they are bending over and interacting with surfaces. I will argue that the situation… Read More »FRELEX: “The concept”

signal strength

Signal Versus Noise III

Signal strength In 1880,  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was commissioned to create an overture to commemorate the defeat of Napoleon’s grand armée outside of Moscow in 1812. His use of 16 real cannons as part of the percussion section has definitely made this piece stand out… Read More »Signal Versus Noise III


Signal Versus Noise II

Mariners knew that there were dangers in uncharted waters and those that wandered there may not come back. It is safe to work with aptamers in controlled buffers and many papers have been published detailing how well they work close to the shore where maps… Read More »Signal Versus Noise II

Diagnostic Devices

Signal versus noise

Signal versus noise is not only the core basis of the development of diagnostic devices but the core basis of all scientific questions. This may be the core question of our individual existence as a brief scream against the silence of the universe, but that… Read More »Signal versus noise