||A feeling for the organism, order of magnitude biology, the awesome power of computation, Stuff(t).
||Null hypotheses - formalizing our pathetic thinking, how to formulate and formalize our scientific guesses, probability distributions and insights into mechanism, case studies in null hypotheses: transcriptional regulation, molecular partitioning.
The secret of life - biological batteries, the siren’s call of the 2nd law, examples in demonic biology.
||Feedback and control: from genes to organelles.
||Dimensionless numbers from Peclet to Haber, the gifts between biology and physics, scientific method and values.