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Physical Theory in Biology: Foundations and Explorations

Series: Studies in Nonlinear Phenomena in Life Science Volume: 4

Edited By: Charles J Lumsden, Wendy A Brandts and Lynn EH Trainor

486 pages, Figs

World Scientific Publishing

Paperback | Jun 1997 | #80736 | ISBN: 9810231210
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Hardback | Jun 1997 | #81898 | ISBN: 9810230826
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About this book

What is the physics of life and why does it matter? The essays in this book probe this question, celebrating modern biology's vibrant dialogue with theoretical physics - a scientific adventure in which biological understanding is enriched by physical theory without losing its own inherent traditions and perspectives. The book explores organic complexity and self-organisation through research applications to embryology, cell biology, behavioral neuroscience, and evolution.


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