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#26 2013-12-12 10:17:58

ShivamS
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Re: quantum nos.

Most people tend to believe a person should stick by their field of study and that's usually the case. Occasionally you get a hobbyist.

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#27 2013-12-12 10:33:34

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Re: quantum nos.

It's not as rare as some might think. I know quite an amount people who are interested in fields besides their own.


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#28 2013-12-14 22:33:13

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Re: quantum nos.

bio and maths are contradictory.
There are only a few people who are interested in both these subjects.
That is what I meant smile


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#29 2013-12-14 23:01:22

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Re: quantum nos.

That is not true either.


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#30 2013-12-14 23:23:31

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Re: quantum nos.

I would have to agree that to a certain extent they are.


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#31 2013-12-14 23:51:24

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Re: quantum nos.

They are what?


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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#32 2013-12-15 00:04:29

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Re: quantum nos.

At odds with each other, particularly now.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#33 2013-12-16 08:56:13

ShivamS
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Re: quantum nos.

Woah! Are you serious? We use quite a bit of math for biology already, and I presume it will be even more as I get into the graduate-level courses.

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#34 2013-12-16 12:41:02

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Re: quantum nos.

There is a singular point that someone else and I were discussing a while back which shows what I mean.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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#35 2018-03-08 19:17:36

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Re: quantum nos.

niharika_kumar wrote:

bio and maths are contradictory.
There are only a few people who are interested in both these subjects.
That is what I meant smile

How can they be contradictory?


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#36 2018-03-11 19:01:12

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Re: quantum nos.

Monox D. I-Fly wrote:
niharika_kumar wrote:

bio and maths are contradictory.
There are only a few people who are interested in both these subjects.
That is what I meant smile

How can they be contradictory?

That is becoz people (in India at least and most parts of the world), tend to take up either Engineering or Medical and these requires 3 different subjects. Eng requires PCM while med requires PCB. There are only a few who take up both these fields so they happen to be contradictory in that case...


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There is no substitute to hard work
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#37 2018-03-11 21:52:10

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Re: quantum nos.

Well here's something to ponder.  The DNA molecule is a double helix with billions of twists.  I purchased a 50m coil of Ethernet cable and it was supplied tightly wound.  When I unpacked it, it fell apart until it was a huge tangle of 'spaghetti'  and it took me hours to untwist it.

So how does DNA uncoil, replicate, and recoil so easily?

Bob


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#38 2018-03-13 01:49:21

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Re: quantum nos.

iamaditya wrote:
Monox D. I-Fly wrote:
niharika_kumar wrote:

bio and maths are contradictory.
There are only a few people who are interested in both these subjects.
That is what I meant smile

How can they be contradictory?

That is becoz people (in India at least and most parts of the world), tend to take up either Engineering or Medical and these requires 3 different subjects. Eng requires PCM while med requires PCB. There are only a few who take up both these fields so they happen to be contradictory in that case...

What are PCM and PCB? Are those "PC" referring to the same thing?


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#39 2018-03-13 11:19:19

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Re: quantum nos.

bob bundy wrote:

Well here's something to ponder.  The DNA molecule is a double helix with billions of twists.  I purchased a 50m coil of Ethernet cable and it was supplied tightly wound.  When I unpacked it, it fell apart until it was a huge tangle of 'spaghetti'  and it took me hours to untwist it.

So how does DNA uncoil, replicate, and recoil so easily?

Bob

Uncoil? Well, thanks to my novel knowledge in Biology, I can tell you a brief picture on how it all works.

DNA, made of two complementary strands, with Adenine and Thymine, and Cytosine and Guanine both pairing together. An  enzyme, Helicase, utilizes the power from changing ATP hydrolysis(coloquially known as the universal energy "currency" of the cell.) and unwinds the Hydrogen bonds between the nitrogenous bases. Topoisomerase, another enzyme, periodically breaks the peptide backbone of one strand to relieve some of that tension created by helicases. As the DNA opens, two forks open, creating a "bubble."
And some small but crucial proteins, single strand binding proteins, stop them from binding back.
Now this is where all the magic happens. Unfortunately the DNA creating micromachine, DNA Polymerase, needs a bit of a "guide" to start DNA synthesis. This is where RNA primase helps, laying down a short strand complementary to the template, and DNA polymerase extends this.

Not finished.

I'll complete when I have more time.

Last edited by Mathegocart (2018-03-13 11:35:29)


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#40 2018-03-16 19:48:06

iamaditya
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Re: quantum nos.

Monox D. I-Fly wrote:
iamaditya wrote:
Monox D. I-Fly wrote:

How can they be contradictory?

That is becoz people (in India at least and most parts of the world), tend to take up either Engineering or Medical and these requires 3 different subjects. Eng requires PCM while med requires PCB. There are only a few who take up both these fields so they happen to be contradictory in that case...

What are PCM and PCB? Are those "PC" referring to the same thing?

"P" here means Physics, "C" means Chemistry, "B" means Biology and "M" means maths. I hope you ca figure it out now.


Practice makes a man perfect.
There is no substitute to hard work
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