Systems biology is taking the biological world by storm, an approach that treats biological systems as optimally or near-optimally engineered systems.
This technique of examining biology through the eyes of engineering is not necessarily new — systems biologists have been doing it for years.
The most spectacular example of an engineered living system is the human body, toward the invention of which the whole cosmos appears to have been very carefully aimed.
Listen in as Steve Laufmann reflects on the body’s fight against equilibrium, the Goldilocks principle, and more!
Three brand new avenues of scientific discovery appear to need nothing from Darwinism.