The Physics of Life

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  • Author : Adrian Bejan
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 1250078822
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Physics of the Life Sciences

Physics of the Life Sciences
  • Author : Jay Newman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 09 October 2008
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Each chapter has three types of learning aides for students: open-ended questions, multiple-choice questions, and quantitative problems. There is an average of about 50 per chapter. There are also a number of worked examples in the chapters, averaging over 5 per chapter, and almost 600 photos and line drawings.

Air and Water

Air and Water
  • Author : Mark Denny
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 16 June 2020
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Addressing general readers and biologists, Mark Denny shows how the physics of fluids (in this case, air and water) influences the often fantastic ways in which life forms adapt themselves to their terrestrial or aquatic "media."

Physics of Life

Physics of Life
  • Author : Clas Blomberg
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 October 2007
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The purpose of the book is to give a survey of the physics that is relevant for biological applications, and also to discuss what kind of biology needs physics. The book gives a broad account of basic physics, relevant for the applications and various applications from properties of proteins to processes in the cell to wider themes such as the brain, the origin of life and evolution. It also considers general questions of common interest such as reductionism, determinism and

Chemical Evolution Physics of the Origin and Evolution of Life

Chemical Evolution  Physics of the Origin and Evolution of Life
  • Author : Julian Chela-Flores,François Raulin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Leading researchers in the area of the origin and evolution of life in the universe contributed to Chemical Evolution: Physics of the Origin and Evolution of Life. This volume provides a review of this interdisciplinary field. In 35 chapters many aspects of the origin of life are discussed by 90 authors, with particular emphasis on the early paleontological record: physical, chemical, biological, and informational aspects of life's origin, instrumentation in exobiology and system exploration; the search for habitable planets and extraterrestrial intelligent

The Physics of Proteins

The Physics of Proteins
  • Author : Hans Frauenfelder
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 May 2010
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Provides an introduction to the structure and function of biomolecules --- especially proteins --- and the physical tools used to investigate them The discussion concentrates on physical tools and properties, emphasizing techniques that are contributing to new developments and avoiding those that are already well established and whose results have already been exploited fully New tools appear regularly - synchrotron radiation, proton radiology, holography, optical tweezers, and muon radiography, for example, have all been used to open new areas of

The Physics of Living

The Physics of Living
  • Author : Norman E. Amundson
  • Publisher : Richmond, B.C. : Ergon Communications
  • Release : 21 January 2022
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The Physics of living examines patterns that extend across the physical and psychological realms. Within its pages there is the opportunity to explore metaphors and through this exploration to examine life and career issues. Some of the topics addressed include life balance, energy transfer, identity development, burnout, quantum thinking, and hope, heroes and opportunity. This is a book about life and how to live in the world with wisdom, truth, and beauty.

The Physics of Living Systems

The Physics of Living Systems
  • Author : Fabrizio Cleri
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 October 2016
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In this book, physics in its many aspects (thermodynamics, mechanics, electricity, fluid dynamics) is the guiding light on a fascinating journey through biological systems, providing ideas, examples and stimulating reflections for undergraduate physics, chemistry and life-science students, as well as for anyone interested in the frontiers between physics and biology. Rather than introducing a lot of new information, it encourages young students to use their recently acquired knowledge to start seeing the physics behind the biology. As an undergraduate textbook

The Physics of Living Processes

The Physics of Living Processes
  • Author : Thomas Andrew Waigh
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 October 2014
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This full-colour undergraduate textbook, based on a two semester course, presents the fundamentals of biological physics, introducing essential modern topics that include cells, polymers, polyelectrolytes, membranes, liquid crystals, phase transitions, self-assembly, photonics, fluid mechanics, motility, chemical kinetics, enzyme kinetics, systems biology, nerves, physiology, the senses, and the brain. The comprehensive coverage, featuring in-depth explanations of recent rapid developments, demonstrates this to be one of the most diverse of modern scientific disciplines. The Physics of Living Processes: A Mesoscopic Approach is

Molecular and Biological Physics of Living Systems

Molecular and Biological Physics of Living Systems
  • Author : R.K. Mishra
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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The living organisms and systems possess extraordinary properties of programmed development, differentiation, growth, response, movement, duplication of key molecules and in m any cases higher mental functions. But the organisms are physical objects so they must follow laws of physics yet they do not seem to obey them. Physicists cannot easily persuade themselves to accept this as finally true. Non-living objects are governed by these laws of physics and they can explain these properties. However, in the living systems too

Storm in a Teacup

Storm in a Teacup
  • Author : Helen Czerski
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 03 November 2016
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'A quite delightful book on the joys, and universality, of physics. Czerski's enthusiasm is infectious because she brings our humdrum everyday world to life, showing us that it is just as fascinating as anything that can be seen by the Hubble Telescope or created at the Large Hadron Collider.' - Jim Al-Khalili Our world is full of patterns. If you pour milk into your tea and give it a stir, you'll see a swirl, a spiral of two fluids,

Physics of Self Organization and Evolution

Physics of Self Organization and Evolution
  • Author : Werner Ebeling,Rainer Feistel
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 September 2011
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This thoroughly updated version of the German authoritative work on self-organization has been completely rewritten by internationally renowned experts and experienced book authors to also include a review of more recent literature. It retains the original enthusiasm and fascination surrounding thermodynamic systems far from equilibrium, synergetics, and the origin of life, representing an easily readable book and tutorial on this exciting field. The book is unique in covering in detail the experimental and theoretical fundamentals of self-organizing systems as well

Life As a Matter of Fat

Life   As a Matter of Fat
  • Author : Ole G. Mouritsen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 March 2006
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Presents a multi-disciplinary perspective on the physics of life and the particular role played by lipids and the lipid-bilayer component of cell membranes. Emphasizes the physical properties of lipid membranes seen as soft and molecularly structured interfaces. By combining and synthesizing insights obtained from a variety of recent studies, an attempt is made to clarify what membrane structure is and how it can be quantitatively described. Shows how biological function mediated by membranes is controlled by lipid membrane structure and

The Physics of Star Wars

The Physics of Star Wars
  • Author : Patrick Johnson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 07 November 2017
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Explore the physics behind the world of Star Wars, with engaging topics and accessible information that shows how we’re closer than ever before to creating technology from the galaxy far, far away—perfect for every Star Wars fan! Ever wish you could have your very own lightsaber like Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi? Or that you could fly through space at the speed of light like Han Solo and Poe Dameron? Well, those ideas aren’t as outlandish as