About the Authors

Marta Sales-Pardo

marta.sales@urv.cat

Affiliations Dept. d'Enginyeria Química, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ilinois, United States of America

Daniel Diermeier

Affiliations Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ilinois, United States of America, Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems, Evanston, Ilinois, United States of America, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, Canada

Luís A. Nunes Amaral

Affiliations Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ilinois, United States of America, Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems, Evanston, Ilinois, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS-P DD LANA. Performed the experiments: MS-P. Analyzed the data: MS-P LANA. Wrote the paper: MS-P DD LANA.