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A new autocatalytic sets paper was just published in the Journal of Systems Chemistry. In this paper, co-authors Sousa, Hordijk, Steel, and Martin show that the metabolic network of E. coli forms an autocatalytic set. They also perform several analyses … Continue reading
We now have official permission from the M.C. Escher Company to use part of Escher’s ‘Metamorphosis II’ print in the banner of our website. We felt that the left part of this image forms an appropriate graphical metaphor for how … Continue reading
A whirlwind interview with Stuart Kauffman appeared in Scientific American recently, as part of John Horgan’s weekly column. Horgan seems to be stepping back a bit from his earlier, rather harsh, criticism of complexity science. This interview covers a wide … Continue reading
A perspectives paper on “autocatalytic sets and boundaries” was just published in the Journal of Systems Chemistry. In this paper, co-authors Hordijk & Steel explore the relationship between autopoietic systems, the chemoton model, and autocatalytic sets in more detail. They … Continue reading
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