Biological models: Much more than just a weather forecast

Biological modeling is not yet in the mainstream of biological research in the way that it is in other scientific and technical areas like physics and engineering, with exposure to the philosophy and practice of modeling amongst life scientists being generally limited to a small cadre of computational biologists. It is no surprise therefore, that the pervasive view of modeling amongst life scientists, tends to be limited to that notion that the utility of models lies purely in their predictive capabilities.

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Gordon Webster