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May 15, 2011 (Vol. 31, No. 10)

Synthetic Bio Builds from the Bottom Up

Taking a Constructivist View, Engineering Starts with the Basics and Progresses toward Complexity

  • The philosophical theory of reductionism pursues the idea that biological systems are most fruitfully investigated at the lowest possible, most fundamental level. For many years, philosophy of science concerned itself with whether it is adequate to analyze a system by dissecting it into the component parts and whether molecular ...

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