Organisms. Journal of Biological Sciences

ORGANISMS is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal publishing articles of the highest quality pertaining to the fields of basic, translational, theoretical and clinical  research



FOREWORD

“He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he is going”. 

(Leonardo da Vinci)

At the beginning of the 21st century, biology is facing an epistemological crisis which anticipates a paradigm change. Reductionism and the molecular analysis it favors have failed to bring about an understanding of complex phenomena in biology. This will require a reappraisal of old research concepts. The dominant view during the last fifty years has been that development is merely the unfolding of a genetic program.

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Vol 1, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents

Editorial

If not science, what?
 
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1-2

Letters

Saving science. A reply
Daniel Sarewitz
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3-8

News in Focus

Are GM crops really safe? Europe still needs to be convinced. Notwithstanding political inconsistencies, scientific evidence urges to reconsider glyphosate safety
Mariano Bizzarri
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9-10

Commentaries

There is nothing more practical than a good theory
Alessandro Giuliani
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11-12
Tug of war
Mariano Bizzarri
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13-14

Hypotheses and Opinions

Mariano Bizzarri, Maria Grazia Masiello, Rodolfo Guzzi, Alessandra Cucina
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15-26
Francesco Di Nocera, Orlando Ricciardi, Georgia Abate, Arturo Bevilacqua
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27-36

Research Highlights

Maël Montévil, Arnaud Pocheville
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37-46

Original Articles

Simon Stewart, Sarah Blott, Cyril Rauch
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47-58
Mariano Bizzarri, Maria Grazia Masiello, Alessandra Cucina, Andrea Pensotti
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61-68

Reviews

Manfred Drack, Oliver Betz
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69-82
Carlos Sonnenschein, Ana Soto
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83-92

Info

Where are the biological sciences going?
 
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93-96
International Conference on Physics of Cancer: disciplinary Problems and Clinical Applications Inter
 
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97-98

Books

Systems Biology - Philosophy of Cancer
 
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99-101