The book is all about the buzzing, migrating, web-spinning, and colony-building world of ingenious animals.
Systems biology is taking the biological world by storm, an approach that treats biological systems as optimally or near-optimally engineered systems.
If you’ve ever watched ants busily tunneling in an ant farm, you may have noticed that the intricate finished product rarely collapses. Why is that?
They appear in the early Cambrian fossil record: the first examples of the most diverse phylum on earth. Who knew their skills would become the envy of human engineers?
The author, Dean Schulz, an engineer with a PhD in computer science, takes a “bottom up” approach.