A new theory “emerges first in the mind of one or a few individuals” but then it spreads because the field faces “crisis-provoking problems.”
Epigenetics is surpassing genetics in distinction, just as the pianist gets the applause and not the piano.
It turns out there are five separate qualities to life and its information that make this comforting rationalization impossible to uphold.
Following up in considering Daniel Nicholson’s challenge to the machine concept of the cell, I will examine intracellular transport and cellular behavior.
Biology is becoming overwhelmed by new vistas of dynamic complexity. Attempts to get a handle on this complexity has ushered in the era of Omics.