September 15, 2010

But. . .my projects are special.

To be successful, interdisciplinary R&D needs a conceptual synthesis to bridge the disciplines and allow research results from one discipline to be applied to the questions of another. Disease-drug models can provide this conceptual synthesis.

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September 15, 2010

Model hurricanes.

Although some meteorological modelers may disagree, it seems to me that models predicting development and movement of hurricanes are getting more and more accurate.

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September 8, 2010

What if the constants we take for granted are not really constant?

If the universal constant alpha were a mere 4% bigger or smaller than it is, our carbon-based life would not exist. But is this constant really constant?

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