XiaoZhi Lim

Contributing Writer

An illustration that shows a fanciful view of cells in terms of electrical circuitry.
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Math Reveals the Secrets of Cells’ Feedback Circuitry

September 18, 2019

Maintaining perfect stability through negative feedback is a basic element of electrical circuitry, but it’s been a mystery how cells could do it — until now.

About the author

XiaoZhi Lim is a freelance science reporter based in Massachusetts. Her work has appeared in Nature, The New York Times and HuffPost, among other publications. She is originally from Singapore.