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Thermodynamics of life

Thermodynamics, of life.

What is happening in this area, since everyone got tired of handwaving about “dissipative systems”? Prigogene’s work seems to have sunk into… disregard? disrepute? But there is a revival, recycling some of the same terms.

Shinier and newer, Jeremy England is hip… others? Is there a difference?