Cellular Intelligence

Looking at cells for decades I continue to learn their secrets and what they can teach us. AND ASK ABOUT WHAT MAKES THEM INTELLIGENT? And what IS cellular Intelligence? One of the most important features of our cells is its fabric or underlying matrix. Within the transparent gel-like substance called the cytoplasm, cells are  managed by thousands of strings, strands and tubes which connect all...
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Cell Intelligence

There have been times when I’ve thought about whether human cells are intelligent or not.  Sometimes I thought they’re being smart was simply a metaphor. I’ve studied them, written about them, have a book about discovering their intelligence, but what does that really mean? I recently revisited the work of one of the scientists I talk about in my book – Guenter...
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Tensegrity Revisited

The term “tensegrity” was coined by futurist Buckminster Fuller to describe a principal of design.  This principal states that in order for a structure to maintain its integrity, it must balance the forces placed upon it, inside and out.  His famous geodesic dome is a human-made example of tensegrity. Tensional integrity describes structures that are kept stable by  the...
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