Syntropy: negentropy/ negative entropy (a.k.a. extropy or entaxy) is the entropy that a living system exports to keep its own entropy low; it lies at the intersection of entropy and life.

Biofilms: As the bacteria grow within a biofilm, they organize themselves into reproducible patterns and shapes that can be predicted with mathematical models.

Source: http://www.cell.com/cell_picture_show-biofilms

by Fernan Federici, PJ Steiner, Tim Rudge, and Jim Haseloff (University of Cambridge - Haseloff Lab, Department of Plant Sciences

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