D'Arcy Thompson's legacy in contemporary studies of patterns and morphology

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2013

Authors

Hyde, Stephen

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Maney Publishing

Abstract

D'Arcy Thompson's views on the forms of biomaterials are assessed in the light of current thinking on biomorphology in selected areas of biology. It is clear that his guiding concepts - that biological materials are structured in response to physical forc

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Keywords: Biological form; Biological science; Common features; Liquid crystalline materials; Mathematical science; Patterns; Physical force; Thompson; Biological materials; Liquid crystals; Molecular biology; Quantum theory; Morphology Biological form; D'Arcy Thompson; Liquid crystals; Molecular biology; Morphology; Patterns

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Interdisciplinary Science Reviews

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Journal article

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10.1179/0308018813Z.00000000030

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2037-12-31