Biased Random Walk

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Biased Random Walk (biochemistry)
... In cell biology, a biased random walk enables bacteria to search for food and flee from harm ... chemotaxis, and a typical bacteria trajectory has many characteristics of a random walk ... The presence of a food supply gradient adds bias to the random walk and hence the phrase biased random walk ...

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    Lay a beam between these two towers of such width as we need to walk on: there is no philosophical wisdom of such great firmness that it can give us courage to walk on it as we should if it were on the ground.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    Scientists are human—they’re as biased as any other group. But they do have one great advantage in that science is a self-correcting process.
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    Man always made, and still makes, grotesque blunders in selecting and measuring forces, taken at random from the heap, but he never made a mistake in the value he set on the whole, which he symbolized as unity and worshipped as God. To this day, his attitude towards it has never changed, though science can no longer give to force a name.
    Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)