Fundamental questions in biology

PLoS Biol. 2006 Sep;4(9):e300. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040300.


The pace of our understanding of biology has engendered increasing specialization but there are still common fundamental challenges that unify biology and should form the core of future research.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biological Evolution
  • Biology / methods*
  • Biology / trends*
  • Humans
  • Models, Biological*
  • Population Dynamics
  • Research Design
  • Selection, Genetic
  • Systems Biology