Issue No. 03 - July-September (1993 vol. 15)
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<p>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).</p>
P. Saunders, "Alan Turing and Biology," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 15, no. , pp. 33-36, 1993.