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Feature ArticlesLiving Form in Mammalian Biology
We offer here some excerpts from Schad’s newly released, two-volume English work, Understanding Mammals: Threefoldness and Diversity. In them Schad introduces us to broad patterns among mammals that seem impossible to explain based on conventional biological thinking.
by Craig Holdrege
Craig shares with us an edited excerpt from a chapter on the dairy cow from a forthcoming book of whole-organism studies. Here he brings out some of the complex interrelationships among cows, their natural environment, and their human caretakers.
by Stephen L. Talbott
The cytoskeleton and cellular membranes illustrate both the integral unity of the cell and also the temptation to isolate parts in our thought as “controlling” causes. In reality, we discover in every cell the power of the whole to express itself through its parts. (The link here takes you, not to the version of the article in the printed newsletter, but to the latest version for the book Steve is working on.)
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