Theory: Biological systems organize to maximize entropy production subject to information and biophysicochemical constraints.
NSF Advancing Theory in Biology (ATB) Project (EF-0928742) Web Site.
Project proposal can be found
Numerical modeling work is also supported in part by NSF Grants CBET-0756562 and OCE-0852263
This site is actively being developed (as of 15 Sep 2010).
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Some preliminary experimental data are listed here (see menu as well):
- Cycling microcosm energy input to examine how entropy production is averaged over time by microbial methanotrophic communities.