Two years ago +Artem Kaznatcheev
visited +Jacob Scott
and yours truly in Tampa and started working on a bit of work which we developed with the help of pen and paper but also of +Overleaf
(thanks guys for making collaborations between mathematicians so much easier!).
We released the paper a while ago using bioarXiv (link included) so anybody interested could see and use our work as they see fit. Last night we got news that the paper will be published in the Royal Society Interface journal which is nice since the formatting will look a lot better and we incorporated the suggestions of the reviewers (special thanks to +David Liao
BTW, detailed but very helpful work).
And all this is great but I am particularly thankful to bioarXiv for allowing us to share our work instead of waiting for almost 2 years before anybody could have access to it.
What is the paper about? We explore the use of a 1st order approximation to space in a cancer game of go vs grow and we explain the evolutionary implications for tumor cells that find themselves arriving to a hard edge (like a bone or a blood vessel).