Philosophy of Biology: Understanding regeneration at different scales by K. MacCord and J. Maienschein

 

 

Regeneration occurs at many different levels in nature, from individual organisms (notably earthworms and hydra), through communities of microbes, to ecosystems such as forests. Researchers in the life sciences and the history and philosophy of science are collaborating to explore how the processes of repair and recovery observed at these different scales are related. Read more here.