What do metabolic pathways and ecosystems, the Internet, and propagation of HIV infection have in common? Until a few years ago, the answer would have been very little. The first two examples are biological and shaped by evolution, the third is a human creation, and the fourth is ...Read more
How Will Big Pictures Emerge From a Sea of Biological Data?
Every year since the article with this title appeared, the question becomes more compelling. We are now accumulating information about biological sequences, structures, and interactions faster than we have the power to make sense of them. For ...Read more
Despite the importance of creativity to human flourishing, our understanding of it is still nascent, even though the universality of the creative process suggests the possibility that the conditions fostering the highest levels of creativity may be understandable through the use of the scientific method. Our team ...Read more