Last updated: May 5th 2019
Information - Function - Biology
This sitemap is organised as an hierarchical directory tree
An introduction to the aims and background of the project
Life Universe and Everything
Some philosophical background on the 'meaning of life'
IFB Conceptual Themes
The list of conceptual topics - from where most of the website stems via accessing Themes/ (below)
Who we Are
IFB Network News
Keith Farnsworth webpages
(conceptually based research topics within the project - each theme has a sub-directory)
Applying concepts such as entropy and mutual information to life
Information in Molecular Biology
DNA / RNA, proteins and signalling
What is information and how do we define function, etc. ?
Energy, entropy and the thermodynamic limits to life
Emergence and top-down causation in biological systems
The Origins of Life
Understanding information processing is crucial to understanding the origin of life
How did biodiversity arise and what does it mean for living function ?
What in total do we learn from studying life as a kind of information processing ?
Complexity of Life
How the whole controls its parts
Further elaboration on biodiversity
Diversity as Information Density
Our sDiv Meeting in Leipzig
Calculating with Information and Uncertainty
The Language of Information, with some definitions
How Much Information is embodied by DNA?
Life making and maintaining itself
One of the reasons life is so unlikely
What is Function
The Autonomy of Life
Life, uniquely, does it for itself
An Engine in Every Cell
New for May 2019