Some nonlinear challenges in biology

  title={Some nonlinear challenges in biology},
  author={Francesco Mosconi and Thomas Julou and Nicolas Desprat and Deepak Kumar Sinha and Jean-François Allemand and Vincent Croquette and David Bensimon},
  pages={T131 - T147}
Driven by a deluge of data, biology is undergoing a transition to a more quantitative science. Making sense of the data, building new models, asking the right questions and designing smart experiments to answer them are becoming ever more relevant. In this endeavour, nonlinear approaches can play a fundamental role. The biochemical reactions that underlie life are very often nonlinear. The functional features exhibited by biological systems at all levels (from the activity of an enzyme to the… 

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