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Signs of Life: How Complexity Pervades Biology

By: Richard Sole and Brian Goodwin

322 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs

Basic Books

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #127922 | ISBN: 0465019285
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #120684 | ISBN: 0465019277
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About this book

Approaches the problems of understanding living systems by applying the mathematics of order and disorder, of entropy, chance, and randomness, of chaos and nonlinear dynamics to the various mysteries of the living world at all levels. Less a set of answers than a guide to thinking about living systems, this book will help set the agenda for biology in the coming century.


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