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+ - Is There a Unifying Theory of Biology?

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Dekortage
Dekortage writes "Is there a unifying theory of biology — a set of laws and models that describe and predict complex ecological systems? As reported by The Scientist, a few scientists believe they have stumbled onto this very thing. Called "metabolic theory," these scientists claim it is "perhaps the single most pervasive theme underlying all biological diversity." Some additional analysis includes comments from critics."

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