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The Capricious Character of Nature
AbstractThe on-going whole genome sequencing and whole cell assays of metabolites and proteins imply that complex systems could ultimately be mastered by perfecting knowledge into great detail. However, courses of nature are inherently intractable because flows of energy and their driving forces depend on each other. Thus no data will suffice to predict precisely the outcomes of e.g., engineering experiments. All path-dependent processes, most notably evolution in its entirety, display this capricious character of nature.
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Keto, J.; Annila, A. The Capricious Character of Nature. Life 2012, 2, 165-169.View more citation formats
Keto J, Annila A. The Capricious Character of Nature. Life. 2012; 2(1):165-169.Chicago/Turabian Style
Keto, Jaana; Annila, Arto. 2012. "The Capricious Character of Nature." Life 2, no. 1: 165-169.