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Free Biology Books

Free Biology Books

| June 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here we have a full list of free biology books. The selection includes free textbooks, lecture notes, lecture slides and a few popular science books. For more free books visit our full list of free science books. If you find something that is not supposed to be here, please report it using this form. A […]

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Freeman Dyson: Are Brains Analogue or Digital?

Freeman Dyson: Are Brains Analogue or Digital?

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this video Prof Freeman Dyson, one of the greatest living theoretical physicists, talks about the peculiarities of the brain.  In particular, Dyson will give his views on the two systems for processing information — the genome and the brain. The genome, according to Prof Dyson, is digital, in a sense that we can transcribe our […]

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Physics News of the Week: Challenging the Uncertainty Principle, New Physics Tools in Biology

Physics News of the Week: Challenging the Uncertainty Principle, New Physics Tools in Biology

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week new physics tools have been developed to help out biologists, CERN scientists announced that they are planning a new particle accelerator and quantum scientist challenged Heisenberg’s principle. Here’s a short summary of these news, plus some links for extra reading. To receive these news straight to your email, visit this link. 1. Challenging […]

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When Quantum Physics Meets Biology

When Quantum Physics Meets Biology

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this lecture (available at HD quality!) Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores how the mysteries of quantum theory might be observable at the biological level. As the scientist himself describes, the connection of quantum mechanics to other branches of science is a peculiar one, for instance many scientists believe that quantum mechanics does indeed play a […]

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Proving Darwin: Making Biology Mathematical

Proving Darwin: Making Biology Mathematical

| May 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

Darwin’s work on the theory of evolution is one of the most established and confirmed theories, but at the same time it is one of the most discussed theories as well. In his book “Proving Darwin: Making Biology Mathematical” Gregory Chaitin discusses evolution from a unique mathematical point of view.  It’s a really unique book […]

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