Biology and the physical sciences. Edited by Samuel Devons.

; Columbia University
New York, Columbia University Press, 1969.

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Other Authors Devons, Samuel,
Columbia University.
Subjects Biochemistry.
Biologie moleĢculaire.
Biology -- Congresses.
Molecular biology.
Physics -- Congresses.
Description xiv, 379 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes "Outgrowth of a continuing symposium on the relationship between biology and the physical sciences held at Columbia University in ... 1965-1967."
Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)19324
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