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Research Output 1969 2018

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

Galaxies
Planets
Touch
Cosmology
Astrophysics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Why is the physical world so comprehensible?

Davies, P., Jan 1 2018, Complexity, Entropy and the Physics of Information: The Proceedings of the Workshop on Complexity, Entropy, and the Physics of Information Held May-June, 1989 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. CRC Press, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

Ancestral gene regulatory networks drive cancer

Bussey, K. J., Cisneros, L. H., Lineweaver, C. H. & Davies, P., Jun 13 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 24, p. 6160-6162 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Citations (Scopus)

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

mutagenesis
Genes
Mutation
neoplasms
Neoplasms
8 Citations (Scopus)
innovation
cellular automaton
artifact
trajectory
8 Citations (Scopus)

From matter to life: Information and causality

Walker, S., Davies, P. & Ellis, G. F. R., Jan 1 2017, Cambridge University Press. 494 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

biology
students
chemistry
physics

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

physics
genetic code
autonomy
commodities
life sciences

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

physics
trajectories
cellular automata
dynamical systems
availability
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

consciousness
olfactory perception
coffee
sensory feedback
wiring
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Extraterrestrial Environment
Exobiology
Planets
Origin of Life
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

Physics
biology
theoretical physics
physics
organisms
29 Citations (Scopus)
Cell Cycle
Yeast
yeast
fission
Biological Networks
2015

Afterword

Davies, P., Jan 1 2015, In : Unknown Journal. p. 298-311 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planets
Earth (Planet)
Galaxies
Extrasolar planets
Civilization
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

Drug Therapy
Genes
Doxorubicin
RNA Sequence Analysis
Neoplasms
15 Citations (Scopus)

New scaling relation for information transfer in biological networks

Kim, H., Davies, P. & Walker, S., Dec 6 2015, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 12, 113, 20150944.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schizosaccharomyces
Yeast
Saccharomycetales
Information Services
Automatic Data Processing
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

physics
charts
energy

Introduction: Does information matter?

Davies, P. & Gregersen, N. H., Jan 1 2014, In : Unknown Journal. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physics
Thermodynamics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Open systems
Chaos theory
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

dogs
atoms
quantum mechanics
sectors
silver

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

cosmology
quantum mechanics
specifications
sectors
scale effect
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tumors
Cells
Neoplasms
Immune system
Cell proliferation
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

universe
strings
physics
games
inspection
2013
87 Citations (Scopus)

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

Natural Science Disciplines
Neoplasm Metastasis
Cell Line
Mechanics
Proteomics
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

cancer
2 Citations (Scopus)
genome
Genomic Instability
Information Storage and Retrieval
Genomics
Information retrieval
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Moon
Galaxies
Astronomy
Surface treatment
Costs
42 Citations (Scopus)

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

Entropy
Self-organization
DNA
Cells
Paradox
68 Citations (Scopus)

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

Phase transitions
Thermodynamics
Phase Transition
Automatic Data Processing
Causality
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

universe
tuning
particle mass
accidents
organisms
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

neutrinos
particle accelerators
nuclear fusion
travel
energy
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Causation
Logistic Growth
Logistics
Living Systems
Collective Behavior
18 Citations (Scopus)

Footprints of alien technology

Davies, P., Apr 2012, In : Acta Astronautica. 73, p. 250-257 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth (planet)
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

metabolism
glycolysis
progressions
tumors
cancer
34 Citations (Scopus)

Isotropic 3D nuclear morphometry of normal, fibrocystic and malignant breast epithelial cells reveals new structural alterations

Nandakumar, V., Kelbauskas, L., Hernandez, K. F., Lintecum, K. M., Senechal, P., Bussey, K. J., Davies, P., Johnson, R. H. & Meldrum, D., Jan 5 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 1, e29230.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

morphometry
breasts
Breast
epithelial cells
Epithelial Cells
26 Citations (Scopus)

The epigenome and top-down causation

Davies, P., Feb 6 2012, In : Interface Focus. 2, 1, p. 42-48 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epigenomics
Causality
DNA
System theory
Chromatin
2011
298 Citations (Scopus)

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

Arsenic
Halomonadaceae
Phosphorus
Nucleic Acids
Bacteria
88 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cell Line
Somatostatin-Secreting Cells
Elastic Modulus
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
Barrett Esophagus
46 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dynamical Phase Transition
Phase Transition
Cancer
Phase transitions
Thermodynamic Equilibrium
90 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer tumors as Metazoa 1.0: Tapping genes of ancient ancestors

Davies, P. & Lineweaver, C. H., 2011, In : Physical Biology. 8, 1, 015001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genes
Neoplasms
Gene Order
Phylogeny
Genomics
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 Citation (Scopus)

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

History
Ethers
Charts

Preface

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Response to comments on "A bacterium that can grow using arsenic instead of phosphorus"

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arsenic
phosphorus
bacterium
substitution
method
12 Citations (Scopus)
biosphere
Earth (planet)
communicating
Galaxies
Planets

Second genesis

Davies, P., Jun 11 2011, In : New Scientist. 210, 2816, p. 30 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Physics of Downward Causation

Davies, P., Oct 3 2011, The Re-Emergence of Emergence: The Emergentist Hypothesis from Science to Religion. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Downward Causation
Physics
Efficacy
Entanglement
Interaction
67 Citations (Scopus)
Religion
New Paradigm
Modern Period
Theologians
Nature of God

What is computation? (how) does nature compute?

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. 351-403 53 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

universe
readers
biology
physics
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

cosmology
cancer
entropy
universe
disorders

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

footprints
engineering
Earth (planet)