This booklet offers a physicists view of lifestyles. the first lifestyles capabilities of animals, similar to consuming, transforming into, reproducing and getting round all depend upon movement: movement of fabrics in the course of the physique, movement of limbs and movement of the total physique via water, air and on land. those actions are pushed by way of inner details kept within the genes or within the mind and through exterior details transmitted by way of the senses. This booklet versions those lifestyles capabilities with the instruments of physics. it is going to attract all scientists, from the undergraduate point upwards, who're drawn to the position performed by way of physics within the animal kingdom.
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