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by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Adaptation
Replies: 5
Views: 10236

Adaptation

https://i.imgur.com/njwgkls.png Adaptation Difficulty: PhD Progress: Optional Challenge Description: You have been experimenting with a swimming Photocyte organism. Unfortunately, your light system started malfunctioning and is now rotating slowly. Your organism is not fit enough to keep up. You ha...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Population Bottleneck
Replies: 14
Views: 23485

Population Bottleneck

https://i.imgur.com/BDzDafi.png Population Bottleneck Difficulty: PhD Progress: Unlocks gene Neurocyte, programmable genome parameters, and further challenges Description: This diverse ecosystem reproduces sexually using a new cell type, the Gamete . This cell doesn't have a complete set of chromos...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Digestion II
Replies: 0
Views: 4458

Digestion II

https://i.imgur.com/OstTcqA.png Digestion II Difficulty: Mad Scientist Progress: Optional Challenge Description: An engineered organisms used to make biofuel from sunlight is living on this Petri dish . Can you make an organism living off of the lipids that are released from the dying lipocytes and...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Digestion
Replies: 37
Views: 57554

Digestion

Digestion Difficulty: Superhuman AI Progress: Unlocks gene Gamete and further challenges Description: You've run out of the ordinary nutrients for your cells. In desperation to feed them you saved a piece of bacon from lunch but now realize your phagocytes can not feed on fat. Luckily, the research...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Gene Therapy
Replies: 6
Views: 8368

Gene Therapy

Gene Therapy Difficulty: Superhuman AI Progress: Opional Challenge Description: Gene therapy is a method practiced in medicine to correct a defective genome by inserting new genes. The new genes are typically inserted using a virus as a vector. A special virus is prepared that does not cause much h...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Infection III
Replies: 0
Views: 4232

Infection III

Infection III Difficulty: Superhuman AI Progress: Optional Challenge Description: The objective is once again to remove all the cells from the substrate, which now does not contain any nitrates Win Conditions: Clean the plate with only 1 cell inserted Substrate: The substrate holds a swimmer that h...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Noncommutative viruses
Replies: 2
Views: 7337

Noncommutative viruses

https://i.imgur.com/JwxWHs4.png Noncommutative viruses Difficulty: Mad Scientist Progress: Optional challenge Description: The order of infection is important when different viruses overwrites the same part of a cells genome. These viruses have been designed to create an interesting organism by inf...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Infection II
Replies: 2
Views: 6826

Infection II

Infection II Difficulty: Mad Scientist Progress: Optional challenge Description: Viruses are often specifically evolved to infect a certain host. Can you make a virus infecting these organisms leaving the substrate clean? Win Conditions: Clean plate with 1 cell inserted Hint: Tap on a cell under th...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Maze
Replies: 1
Views: 5447

Maze

https://i.imgur.com/NDjoY36.png Maze Difficulty: PhD Progress: Optional challenge Description: As part of our labs public outreach initiative we are attempting to set the world record for the smallest maze. Can you test it to make sure it works? Win Conditions: 12 substrate cells with 14 or less ce...
by Nayus
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Discussion of Challenges
Topic: Infection
Replies: 1
Views: 4595

Infection

Infection Difficulty: Undergrad Progress: Unlocks gene Secrocyte and further challenges Description: The Virocyte is a cell infected with a virus. If another cell touches this cell it risks also getting infected unless it is protected by a Keratinocyte. Part of this cells genome will get copied int...