Shortest Route? Ask Your Cells!


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Shortest Route? Ask Your Cells![wired.com]Apr 11, 2011
 
    The Travelling Salesman problem has been pondered for years, and there's even a 1 million dollar reward for anyone who can solve it, or prove it cannot be solved! Mathematical biologist Andy Reynolds has recently published some work to show how White Blood Cells tend to "follow their noses" along a chemical gradient to solve the problem efficiently (in reference to fighting infection.)
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