Posted Nov 1, 2010

William Bialek, professor of Physics and Lewis-Sigler Institute faculty member, has been interviewed by New York Times science writer Natalie Angier, for a piece titled “Seeing the Natural World With a Physicist’s Lens.” The article describes “…the principle of optimization, an idea, gaining ever wider traction among researchers, that certain key features of the natural world have been honed by evolution to the highest possible peaks of performance…,” and how Dr. Bialek “…seeks to train the tools of physics on biology...”.

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