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Regents Professor

  • 5143 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1969 …2023

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Research Output

2018

A touch of awe: crafting meaning from the wonder of the cosmos

Paulson, S., Davies, P., Louis, A. & Walkowicz, L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017
10 Scopus citations

Ancient genes establish stress-induced mutation as a hallmark of cancer

Cisneros, L., Bussey, K. J., Orr, A. J., Miočević, M., Lineweaver, C. H. & Davies, P., Apr 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 4, e0176258.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

Introduction

Walker, S., Davies, P. & Ellis, G. F. R., Jan 1 2017, From Matter to Life: Information and Causality. Cambridge University Press, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Physical universality, state-dependent dynamical laws and open-ended novelty

Adams, A. M., Berner, A., Davies, P. & Walker, S., Sep 1 2017, In : Entropy. 19, 9, 461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The “hard problem” of life

Walker, S. & Davies, P., Jan 1 2017, From Matter to Life: Information and Causality. Cambridge University Press, p. 19-37 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
2016

Many Planets, Not Much Life

Davies, P. & Bower, T., Aug 16 2016, In : Scientific American. 315, 3, p. 8 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

The hidden simplicity of biology

Davies, P. & Walker, S., Sep 9 2016, In : Reports on Progress in Physics. 79, 10, 102601.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

22 Scopus citations
2015

Ancient hot and cold genes and chemotherapy resistance emergence

Wu, A., Zhang, Q., Lambert, G., Khin, Z., Gatenby, R. A., Kim, H. J., Pourmand, N., Bussey, K., Davies, P., Sturm, J. C. & Austin, R. H., Aug 18 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 33, p. 10467-10472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2014

Information and the nature of reality: From physics to metaphysics

Davies, P. & Gregersen, N. H., Jan 1 2014, Cambridge University Press. 487 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

3 Scopus citations

Quantum non-barking dogs

Walker, S., Davies, P., Samantray, P. & Aharonov, Y., 2014, In : New Journal of Physics. 16, 063026.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Quantum weak measurements and cosmology

Davies, P., Jan 1 2014, Quantum Theory: A Two-Time Success Story: Yakir Aharonov Festschrift the Global Financial Crisis and the Indian Economy. Springer-Verlag Milan, p. 101-112 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Targeting cancer's weaknesses (not its strengths): Therapeutic strategies suggested by the atavistic model

Lineweaver, C. H., Davies, P. & Vincent, M. D., 2014, In : BioEssays. 36, 9, p. 827-835 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Universe from bit

Davies, P., Jan 1 2014, Information and the Nature of Reality. Cambridge University Press, p. 83-117 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
2013

A physical sciences network characterization of non-tumorigenic and metastatic cells

Agus, D. B., Alexander, J. F., Arap, W., Ashili, S., Aslan, J. E., Austin, R. H., Backman, V., Bethel, K. J., Bonneau, R., Chen, W. C., Chen-Tanyolac, C., Choi, N. C., Curley, S. A., Dallas, M., Damania, D., Davies, P., Decuzzi, P., Dickinson, L., Estevez-Salmeron, L., Estrella, V. & 75 others, Ferrari, M., Fischbach, C., Foo, J., Fraley, S. I., Frantz, C., Fuhrmann, A., Gascard, P., Gatenby, R. A., Geng, Y., Gerecht, S., Gillies, R. J., Godin, B., Grady, W. M., Greenfield, A., Hemphill, C., Hempstead, B. L., Hielscher, A., Hillis, W. D., Holland, E. C., Ibrahim-Hashim, A., Jacks, T., Johnson, R. H., Joo, A., Katz, J. E., Kelbauskas, L., Kesselman, C., King, M. R., Konstantopoulos, K., Kraning-Rush, C. M., Kuhn, P., Kung, K., Kwee, B., Lakins, J. N., Lambert, G., Liao, D., Licht, J. D., Liphardt, J. T., Liu, L., Lloyd, M. C., Lyubimova, A., Mallick, P., Marko, J., McCarty, O. J. T., Meldrum, D., Michor, F., Mumenthaler, S. M., Nandakumar, V., O'Halloran, T. V., Oh, S., Pasqualini, R., Paszek, M. J., Philips, K. G., Poultney, C. S., Rana, K., Reinhart-King, C. A., Ros, R., Semenza, G. L., Senechal, P., Shuler, M. L., Srinivasan, S., Staunton, J. R., Stypula, Y., Subramanian, H., Tlsty, T. D., Tormoen, G. W., Tseng, Y., Van Oudenaarden, A., Verbridge, S. S., Wan, J. C., Weaver, V. M., Widom, J., Will, C., Wirtz, D., Wojtkowiak, J. & Wu, P. H., 2013, In : Scientific Reports. 3, 1449.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Exposing cancer's deep evolutionary roots

Davies, P., Jul 2013, In : Physics World. 26, 7, p. 37-40 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Searching for alien artifacts on the moon

Davies, P. & Wagner, R. V., 2013, In : Acta Astronautica. 89, p. 261-265 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Self-organization and entropy reduction in a living cell

Davies, P., Rieper, E. & Tuszynski, J. A., Jan 2013, In : BioSystems. 111, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

The algorithmic origins of life

Walker, S. & Davies, P., Feb 6 2013, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 10, 79, 20120869.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Universes galore: Where will it all end?

Davies, P., Jan 1 2013, Universe or Multiverse?. Cambridge University Press, p. 487-506 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Scopus citations
2012

Cosmological bounds on tachyonic neutrinos

Davies, P. & Moss, I. G., May 2012, In : Astroparticle Physics. 35, 10, p. 679-680 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Evolutionary transitions and top-down causation

Walker, S., Cisneros, L. & Davies, P., 2012, Artificial Life 13: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, ALIFE 2012. p. 283-290 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

17 Scopus citations

Implications of quantum metabolism and natural selection for the origin of cancer cells and tumor progression

Davies, P., Demetrius, L. A. & Tuszynski, J. A., 2012, In : AIP Advances. 2, 1, 011101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
37 Scopus citations
2011

A bacterium that can grow by using arsenic instead of phosphorus

Wolfe-Simon, F., Blum, J. S., Kulp, T. R., Gordon, G., Hoeft, S. E., Pett-Ridge, J., Stolz, J. F., Webb, S. M., Weber, P. K., Davies, P., Anbar, A. & Oremland, R. S., Jun 3 2011, In : Science. 332, 6034, p. 1163-1166 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

310 Scopus citations

AFM stiffness nanotomography of normal, metaplastic and dysplastic human esophageal cells

Fuhrmann, A., Staunton, J. R., Nandakumar, V., Banyai, N., Davies, P. & Ros, R., Feb 2011, In : Physical Biology. 8, 1, 015007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

Cancer as a dynamical phase transition

Davies, P., Demetrius, L. & Tuszynski, J. A., 2011, In : Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. 8, 1, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Is the universe random?

Calude, C. S., Casti, J. L., Chaitin, G. J., Davies, P., Svozil, K. & Wolfram, S., Jan 1 2011, Randomness Through Computation: Some Answers, More Questions. World Scientific Publishing Co., p. 309-350 42 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Out of the ether: The changing face of the vacuum

Davies, P., Nov 19 2011, In : New Scientist. 212, 2839, p. 50-52 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Preface

Davies, P., Oct 3 2011, In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations
2010

Complexity and the arrow of time

Lineweaver, C. H., Davies, P. & Ruse, M., Jan 1 2010, Cambridge University Press. 352 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

21 Scopus citations

Directionality principles from cancer to cosmology

Davies, P., Jan 1 2010, Complexity and the Arrow of Time. Cambridge University Press, p. 19-41 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Footprints of alien technology

Davies, P., 2010, 61st International Astronautical Congress 2010, IAC 2010. Vol. 7. p. 5524-5532 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution