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Biology and the physical sciences.

Author: Samuel Devons; Columbia University.
Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Devons; Columbia University.
OCLC Number: 19324
Notes: "Outgrowth of a continuing symposium on the relationship between biology and the physical sciences held at Columbia University in ... 1965-1967."
Description: xiv, 379 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: Genes, chemistry, and the nature of man / George W. Beadle --
Fifty years of poaching in science / Albert Szent-Gyorgyi --
Templete processes in heredity and evolution / Guido Pontecorvo --
Current problems in gene action and science education / Arthur Kornberg --
On the translation of the genetic code / Marshall W. Nirenberg --
Biological control mechanisms in simple organisms / Donald A. Glaser --
Atoms and organism theory / Walter M. Elsasser --
Physics, molecular structure, and biological function / John C. Kendrew --
Structural organization and the contraction mechanism in striated muscle / Hugh E. Huxley --
The physics of structural organization in living cells / Shinya Inoue --
Biological organization and physical systems / Conrad H. Waddington --
Control systems in insect development / Howard A. Schneiderman --
Light and morphogenesis / Hans Mohr --
The molecular basis of human vision / George Wald --
Light, physiology, and visual sensation / William A.H. Rushton --
Chemical dynamics of macromolecules and its cybernetic significance / Aharon (Katzir) Katchalsky --
Sensory communication : quantification, concepts, and models / Walter A. Rosenblith --
The physical foundations of prebiological evolution / Harold J. Morowitz --
The origin of life / Stanley L. Miller --
Postscript / Samuel Devons.
Responsibility: Edited by Samuel Devons.

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