Science — 2015/03/06
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “Einstein’s vision“, by Margaret Moerchen & Robert Coontz (Science). Introduction to the special issue of Science marking the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s paper on the general theory of relativity.
- “Beyond general relativity“, by Michel Janssen (Science). Review of a book that illuminates Einstein’s approach to science, in particular the Solovine schema detailing the interplay between mathematical principles and empirical data.
- “Statistics requantitates the central dogma“, by Jingyi Jessica Li & Mark D. Biggin (Science). The authors argue that (i) measures of protein and mRNA levels are subject to “substantial stochastic variation” and “reproducible biases” and (ii) transcriptional control has a greater impact on protein expression than translation.