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Stuart Kauffman

A digital representation of the human genome at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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A zygote begins its journey to expression in the form of a human being. Science Picture Co./Science Faction/Getty Images hide caption

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The United States Supreme Court: a temple to complexity and self-reinforcing feedback loops? Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Climate activists at a rally in Doha on December 1, 2012. Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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