Daily Archives: March 7, 2016

From the Electric Power Research Institute: Program on Technology Innovation: Technology Assessment of a Molten Salt Reactor Design – The Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor (LFTR)

‘Abstract EPRI collaborated with Southern Company on an independent technology assessment of an innovative molten salt reactor (MSR) design—the liquid-fluoride thorium reactor (LFTR)—as a potentially transformational technology for meeting future energy needs in the face of uncertain market, policy, and … Continue reading

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Stability and Competition in Multi-spike Models of Spike-Timing Dependent Plasticity

‘Abstract Spike-timing dependent plasticity (STDP) is a widespread plasticity mechanism in the nervous system. The simplest description of STDP only takes into account pairs of pre- and postsynaptic spikes, with potentiation of the synapse when a presynaptic spike precedes a … Continue reading

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Political Economy Quote of the Week for 20160307

“… the value of a good is measured by the importance of that concrete want, or partial want, which is least urgent among the wants that are met from the available stock of similar goods.” – Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, The Positive Theory of … Continue reading

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