The Power of Swarms Can Help Us Fight Cancer, Understand the Brain, and Predict the Future | Subjective Well Being |

Aristotle first posited that the whole could be more than the sum of its parts. Ever since, philosophers, physicists, chemists, and biologists have periodically rediscovered the idea. But it was only in the computer age—with the ability to iterate simple rule sets millions of times over—that this hazy concept came into sharp focus.

Via Szabolcs Kósa