Methodology for discovering common principles governing complex systems  May 30, 2018 Traditional theories have been used to tackle macroscale or microscale problems, thus dividing scientists into the two camps of holism and reductionism. No matter how much they know about the details of the systems they study and how familiar they are with the behavior of these systems, they know little about the complex structures usually present at the scale between the whole system and its elements. Researchers in China have developed the concept of “mesoscience”—a methodology for discovering common principles governing all such complexity. Over 30 top scientists in various disciples, from the USA, UK, Australia, […]