Scientists often use math and computing to better understand nature and biology, but Yehuda Afek, Noga Alon, Omer Barad, Eran Hornstein, Naama Barkai, and Ziv Bar-Joseph believe that norm is worth turning around. They beleive that a study of biological systems can help better define structures for distributed computing.

 

Read the full paper on ScienceMag.org: A Biological Solution to a Fundamental Distributed Computing Problem