SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: Beyond the Buzz
Wiley, H. Steven, The Scientist
Lessons from EGFR research show how to kick-start a systems approach for other areas of biology
If you want to start an interesting debate at almost any scientific meeting, just bring up systems biology. Latched onto by the scientific and even the lay press as the "next big thing," it is clear that many scientists have misgivings about the subject. The rapidly changing landscape of biology is an exciting notion but one that can be worrisome. Regarded by some as little more than a buzzword and others as the next step in bringing biology from a descriptive to a predictive science, systems biology is host to disagreements fueled in part by a lack of a uniform definition.
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Publication information: Article title: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: Beyond the Buzz. Contributors: Wiley, H. Steven - Author. Magazine title: The Scientist. Volume: 20. Issue: 6 Publication date: June 2006. Page number: 52+. © The Scientist, Inc. Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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