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Alan Turing and Biology
July-September 1993 (vol. 15 no. 3)
pp. 33-36

Alan Turing spent his final years working at Manchester University. A little known feature of this work is his interest in morphogenesis. This article describes that work, arguing that it is both analogous to Turing's computing work (in that it represented a radical break into a new field with little reference to previous work) and discontinuous with it (since Turing did not make use of any of the "obvious" analogies between programming a computer and programming a gene).

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Citation:
P.T. Saunders, "Alan Turing and Biology," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 33-36, July-Sept. 1993, doi:10.1109/85.222839
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