Thursday, March 16, 2017

My non supportive response to "All Biology is Computational Biology"

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  1. I think you are missing the point of a phrase like "all biology is computational biology" -- it is not saying that nobody should do experiments but rather that no project should be done without a computational side. The obvious reference is to the famous "all biology is molecular biology" which was controversial at the time but has been vindicated by history.

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    1. Whatever the reference is and whether serious or controversial I (1) disagree with the statement and (2) disagree with much of what is in the text of the article. And for that matter, I disagree that "all biology is molecular biology" too.

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