Posts Tagged ‘embryophysics’

A small discussion after reading the second chapter Embryogenesis Explained: http://groups.google.com/group/embryophysics/t/e6e3fc7f01bba750

Christopher John Chetland Does biology need a new theory of explanation? An investigation into the possibility of moving past the limits of mechanistic and teleological descriptions of organisms: a thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Ecology at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand http://muir.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/1169 Chris has […]

Dick and Natalie Gordon have started a course Embryogenesis Explained in Second Life. Embryo Physics Course, Thursdays at 2-3pm Pacific Time, held online at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Silver%20Bog/84/32/60 The course is based on the book that they write. The first lecture was How Embryogenesis Began in Evolution and it corresponds to the first chapter in the book. I […]

Diatoms from Wikipedia Yesterday Richard Gordon has made a wonderful lecture about diatoms (Embryo Physics Course).  A few statements from his paper The Glass Menagerie: diatoms for novel applications in nanotechnology, Trends in Biotechnology, v. 27, N 2, 2009, pp 116-127 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2008.11.003). Diatom studies are the classic example of the gentleman amateur scientist; Diatoms could […]

On BiotaConv I have met Richard Gordon http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/medicine/radiology/stafflist/rgordon.html who has invited me to attend the Embryo Physics Course http://embryophysics.org/ It happened to be fun, I can highly recommend it. The course takes place in the Second Life that brings some specific atmosphere to the event.