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A project by Stephen L. Talbott

Signals mime their meanings

[Protein signaling] messages do not fly back and forth as disembodied abstractions; they move as dynamically sculptured bodies of force and energy. Their meanings are mimed or gestured — not translated into, or reduced to, a kind of expressionless Morse code.

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