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Published: 22 October 2015

320 Pages | Approximately 86 black and white line illustrations


ISBN: 9780199673544

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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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