Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2014

312 Pages | Approximately 86 black and white line illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199673537

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Life Unfolding

How the Human Body Creates Itself

Jamie A. Davies

  • Provides a unique conceptual framework, using the principle of adaptive self-organization to explain how a simple egg becomes a complex body
  • An account of an exciting new area of research, outlining both the controversies and the gaps in our understanding
  • Written in a clear and accessible way bringing together principles from physics and control theory, as well as embryology and physiology
  • Considers how we can use this new knowledge for future medical techniques

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