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Synthetic aesthetics : investigating synthetic biology's designs on nature / Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Jane Calvert, Pablo Schyfter, Alistair Elfick, and Drew Endy, with additional contributors.

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Author/Creator:
Ginsberg, Alexandra Daisy, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014]
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xxii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Synthetic biology : what it is and why it matters / Alistair Elfick and Drew Endy
  • Countering the engineering mindset : the conflict of art and synthetic biology / Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr
  • Design as the machines come to life / Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
  • Nature is designed / Drew Endy
  • There is no design in nature / Pablo Schyfter
  • Design evolution / Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
  • Bio logic / David Benjamin and Fernan Federici
  • Scale and metaphor / Pablo Schyfter
  • Living among living things / Will Carey ... [et al.]
  • Constrained creativity : an engineer's perspective / Alistair Elfick
  • The biogenic timestamp : exploring the rearrangement of matter through synthetic biology and art / Oron Catts and Hideo Iwasaki
  • Time as critique / Jane Calvert
  • Synthetic sound from synthetic biology / Chris Chafe and Mariana Leguia
  • Abstraction and representation / Pablo Schyfter
  • Living machines / Sheref Mansy and Sascha Pohflepp
  • Evolution vs. design? / Jane Calvert
  • The inside out body / Christina Agapakis and Sissel Tolaas
  • Transgressing biological boundaries / Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg.
Contributor:
Calvert, Jane, author.
Schyfter, Pablo, author.
Elfick, Alistair, author.
Endy, Andrew D., author.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780262019996
026201999X

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